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Offshore Safety, Jones Act

Workboat, Barge and Dredging Vessel Accidents

When working offshore, there are various types of vessels on which you may find employment. On each of these vessels, employees face different hazards which can cause serious injury: Workboats Workboats are vessels used for commercial purposes. Many different types of accidents can occur on workboats, including: Accidents involving towboats, push boats, tugboats, and barges along inland waterways ...
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News, Wrongful Death

Recreational Boat Crash Kills Former Ohio Mayor

James Seney, the former mayor of Sylvania, Ohio, was killed in a boat crash on June 2 in Lake of the Woods in Northwestern Ontario. Another passenger onboard was also killed, and a third was critically injured, but in stable condition. The accident occurred in the early evening, as the three men were heading back to shore for dinner. The boat apparently malfunctioned, causing the vessel to crash ...
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Louisiana man Dies in Offshore Drilling Accident

A man from Erath, Louisiana was killed while working on a drilling rig off the coast of Mozambique on June 3. The accident occurred on the Deepwater Millenium drillship, owned by Transocean, around 1:20 in the morning. The drillship is involved in testing operations at a new site discovered by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation off the shores of Mozambique. The victim, Joshua Punch, was a 35 year old ...
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