Six Passengers Injured in Carnival Cruise Ship Collision

Six passengers are recovering from injuries they sustained when one Carnival cruise ship collided with the other.  While cruise ship collisions are relatively uncommon, this accident highlights that collisions can happen and can cause cruise ship injuries.  Here is what we know so far about this cruise ship collision. Carnival Cruise Ships Collide in Cozumel, […]

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Research Highlights Need for Better Reporting of Maritime Injuries

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), the American Club and Lamar University recently concluded a comprehensive study on shipboard maritime injuries.  The study offers “unprecedented insight” into accidents that happen at sea.  The results of the study highlight the need for better reporting of maritime injury incidents and close calls. Comprehensive Study on Shipboard Maritime […]

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Research Shows 50% of Marine Accidents Involve Commercial Fishing

New research shows that 50 percent of marine accidents involve commercial fishing boats.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the accident rate is 29 times higher than the average in any other industry.  What does this research mean for marine safety on fishing boats? According to the CDC, commercial fishing is […]

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