The Rise in Maritime Accident numbers

It is actually disturbing to know that maritime accident cases all around the world are reported for the past years and still a rising number of accidents are still expected. What are maritime accidents? Accidents involving people working in a vessel Passengers or vacationers who took part in a water sport and got into a…

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Maritime Lawyers and Risk Possibilities

Maritime law is governed by a multiplicity of state bills. It is a complex area which practices an employee’s opportunities and rights to retrieve financial compensation. These maritime laws, together with the Jones act, are different from any other injury case. Purpose of the maritime law The maritime law was passed to safeguard an employee…

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The Different Maritime Charters

There are contacts between the vessel owners of a maritime industry and the clients or charterers who lease their services. These contracts concern the goods that are being transported from one place to another by means of a sea vessel or the water transportation of these certain goods. Legally, these contracts are known as the…

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Seaman Qualifications and Responsibilities

How do you picture a SEAMAN? The Seaman BEFORE When defining the term seaman, with regards to the maritime industry, he result can be quite vague or inadequate. Before, the definition of a seaman was restricted to someone who passes two prerequisites. In addition, there should be an established connection between the seaman and the…

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The Maritime Security and Market Pirates

Maritime piracy occurrence has been gradually increasing on larger and higher values of the assets on which the alleged piracy occurred. These incidents have raised the maritime security awareness. Incidents such as these are taking its toll on the shipping costs, and is even involving the gas and oil sectors. Not only that, reflective questions…

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Tools and Defenses for Maritime protection

Working offshore is not always safe. The risks do not always involve accidents and mishaps that are caused by internal variables. There are other risks that involve outsiders. You must always develop, practice, implement, and create techniques and tactics that would prepare you against possible terrorist activity. Threats facing maritime facilities One of which is…

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Maritime Security and the Principles

Almost everybody knows the process of the maritime business: Cargo’s are brought from place to place, shipping costs are based on the weight of the cargo, the risks involved in a maritime industry, the compensation for injured employees, the maritime system policies,  shipbuilding, maritime lawyers, and some other topics that are already general knowledge. But…

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Things to do if you are seriously injured onboard a cruise line

Imagine yourself embarking on a cruise ship vacation. You are excited for the adventure and stoked for the relaxation that you know you deserve. But what if you witness someone getting severely injured during your vacation on board a cruise ship? Or what if you were the one injured? This could call for a possible…

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Maritime Standards and Classification

The nation’s marine structures which carry their country’s flags have to meet a certain level of standard regarding maritime leads. The construction of ships and other kinds of sea vessels like watercrafts including the structures that range from land to sea will go through a regulatory assessment by this non-government classification association called, the “Class”.…

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The Rundown on Maritime Economics

Transportation through the oceans is a one of the key catalysts of trade, expansion and prosperity globally. The intricate mechanism of a maritime economist is connected to the movement of the world economy. Hence, the start of what would be now called Maritime Economics. This was an idea created by Hercules Haralambides of Erasmus University…

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