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Unseaworthiness on vessels in Alaska

Under the Jones Act, the owner of a ship has the responsibility to their workers to ensure that the vessel is seaworthy. What is a seaworthy vessel? To be considered seaworthy, a vessel and all its parts must be in reasonable condition to be used safely and its crew...

Seattle Maritime Claims

The Washington crab fishing vessel Ethel May has tragically sunk near the Willapa Bay Bar. Two crewmen have been reportedly saved by a Coast Guard helicopter, but a third crewman, Byron Fitch from Bay Center, remains missing. The Willapa Bar entrance is particularly...