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The Maritime Safety Act, inspired by the tragic loss of 33 lives on the El Faro in 2015, is expected to become law and to make maritime work safer.
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The tragic sinking of the Branson duck boat has led to lawsuits filed by victims' families and a criminal investigation by the state of Missouri.
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NTSB report just released points to ice accumulation and poor decision making by the captain that led to the capsizing and sinking of the fishing vessel Destination as well as the loss of its entire crew.
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An 83-container spill off the coast of Australia causes big beach messes and poses risks for boaters and vessels in the area.
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The NTSB has released a detailed guide of the last hours of the El Faro at the same time that three new books detailing the tragedy have come out.
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Accidents in San Diego and Australia are bringing attention to safety and hazards in ports and for longshoremen.
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A recent death at the Port of Houston is likely to have been caused by falling cargo, but an investigation is ongoing.
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Critics of the Jones Act want to repeal it to support the U.S. economy, but the law is still important for protecting maritime workers from negligence.
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Post-Deepwater Horizon safety regulations may be rolled back, but researchers are using technology to help prevent similar tragedies on oil rigs in the future.
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The NTSB has issued sweeping recommendations to transform the shipping industry after the final report on the El Faro sinking.
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