Maritime Workers Continue to Struggle Amid COVID-19

The maritime industry is huge.  There are more than one million maritime workers working on 60,000 ships across the world.  These ships transport 80 percent of the world’s trade goods.  These goods include everything from cell phones to frozen meat, chemicals to automobiles. Sadly, many maritime workers are struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Workers in […]

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Burn Injuries from Volcano Eruption Lead to Lawsuit

Royal Caribbean and an excursion company are being sued by a Virginia couple who suffered extensive burn injuries during a volcano eruption in New Zealand.  According to the lawsuit, the couple was visiting White Island in New Zealand in 2019 as part of their honeymoon. The couple was with 45 other people who disembarked Royal […]

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Commercial Fishing Accident Kills Beloved Restaurant Owners

A commercial fishing accident in June 2020 claimed the lives of beloved restaurant owners in the area.  According to reports, the U.S. Coast Guard received a distress call from the fishing boat F/V Aquarius in the early morning hours of June 29.  The call stated that all members of the crabbing vessel were abandoning ship.  […]

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