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February 2019 Archives

Lack of lifeboat maintenance leads to devastating accidents

Lifeboats have been a crucial part for large vessels for over a century. If they weren’t present during the sinking of the RMS Titanic, the outcome would have been even more devastating than it already was. These days, Louisiana requires nearly every large commercial, transportation and military ship to have lifeboats or life rafts that allow for emergency evacuations.

Southeast Louisiana ranks first among Jones Act job regions

A report recently released by the Transportation Institute captures how Louisiana's first district is the leading area for Jones Act jobs in the entire United States. There are some 33,590 individuals employed in these maritime roles in the southeastern Louisiana region.

Can an injured cruise boat worker pursue compensation?

Having a job on a cruise ship can be an exciting way to live your life. These jobs can come with long hours, few days off and exhausting job responsibilities. Nevertheless, for those who choose this kind of career at sea, there are usually enough perks and sufficient pay to the hard work worthwhile. That's why suffering an injury while working at sea can be so devastating.

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