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Help for Maritime Accidents and Injuries
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A maritime insurance organization recently reported that fires aboard ro-ro ships are a serious and growing problem. Fires on these ships are tough to fight and cause fatalities.

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Autonomous ships may be the answer to maritime safety and accident prevention, but regulations could stall progress.

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Canadian legislation will ban crude oil tankers from northern B.C., but the change raises serious issues for maritime safety.

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A passenger went overboard on the MSC Divina cruise ship near Puerto Rico. The Coast Guard search was called off after two days. Number of cruise ship overboard incidents have doubled in recent years. 

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OSHA issues safety citations in tragic accident that killed a Longview longshoreman in June 2016.

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A tragic fire aboard a Jakarta ferry has left 23 people dead and several more injured and missing. The captain has been arrested. 

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Commercial diver dies in tragic water tank accident. Just one of many accidents highlighting dangers and risks in this industry.

https://www.maritimeinjurycenter.com/2016/12/19/water-tower-tragedy-highlights-dangers-commercial-diving/


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The Coast Guard introduces Subchapter M to regulate and inspect tow and tug boats. This follows two tragic accidents with multiple fatalities.

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Seven dead and one missing in tragic fishing accident. Incident highlights risks of fishing charters and the industry as a while.

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River cruise ship crashes into Main St. Bridge in Jacksonville. Shuts down bridge for hours causing major traffic incident.
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