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New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center’s Big Boats, Little Boats

Big Boats, Little Boats

Join Latti & Anderson LLP at the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center’s Big Boats, Little Boats event on Saturday, September 28th from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Attorneys from Latti & Anderson LLP will be handing out free coffee mugs, scallop knives and treats for scallopers, and will be available for any maritime law questions … Continue reading Big Boats, Little Boats

The Filing of the Petition of Limitation of Liability-What Does This Mean for the Families of Passengers and Crew of the Conception?

Yesterday, the owners of the dive boat CONCEPTION, Truth Aquatics Inc., filed a lawsuit in the Federal Court in Los Angeles to limit and possibly, eliminate, their liability in the fire and sinking of the CONCEPTION and the death of 33 passengers and crew, while the NTSB and investigators are searching diligently to discover answers … Continue reading The Filing of the Petition of Limitation of Liability-What Does This Mean for the Families of Passengers and Crew of the Conception?

Fourth of July Boating Safety Tips

Latti and Anderson LLP expects the Coast Guard to be busy this coming fourth of July based upon Memorial Day numbers. Just in the Mid-Atlantic region of New Jersey to North Carolina, there were 49 search and rescue cases reported in the unofficial summer recreational boating season kickoff.  Latti and Anderson LLP, suggests you follow … Continue reading Fourth of July Boating Safety Tips

New Ruling Poses Challenges to Mariners Injured on the Job

In late June, the U.S. Supreme Court passed a ruling that will affect the claims of maritime workers in personal injury and wrongful death actions. While the new ruling has created a split in the law as to the type of damages people injured or who died on the water can recover depending whether they … Continue reading New Ruling Poses Challenges to Mariners Injured on the Job

Coast Guard Report Details Findings of Concern in M/V Iyanough Crash

Last week, the United States Coast Guard, “USCG”, issued “Findings of Concern” related to the M/V IYANOUGH crash of June 16, 2017.  It took nearly 2 years to complete the USCG work of the M/V IYANOUGH crash that resulted in more than 15 injuries with the investigation closed on May 24, 2019.  The Investigative Report … Continue reading Coast Guard Report Details Findings of Concern in M/V Iyanough Crash

Wheelhouse Technology from Sounding Leads to Satellites

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center’s Wheelhouse Technology from Sounding Leads to Satellites Exhibit June 13, 2019 Latti and Anderson LLP, suggests you set your GPS for 38 Bethel Street New Bedford this Thursday, June 13 at 7 pm for the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center’s Wheelhouse Technology from Sounding Leads to Satellites Exhibit. This Exhibit … Continue reading Wheelhouse Technology from Sounding Leads to Satellites

Boating Safety Checklist for New Englanders

New England Coast Guard Releases Boating Safety Checklist for Summer 2019 Latti and Anderson LLP joins the Coast Guard in welcoming the unofficial start to Summer this past weekend. The Memorial Day holiday is a special time of year for the long-suffering New Englanders who have endured cold temperatures, Nor’easters, Snow, Sleet, and just about … Continue reading Boating Safety Checklist for New Englanders

Free Vessel Stability Workshop for Commercial Fisherman

Free, All- Day Fishing Vessel Stability Workshop January 14, 2019 On January 14, 2019, the Fishing Partnership is having a FREE all-day Vessel Stability workshop for commercial fisherman called “Upright & Watertight.” The workshop “prepares attendees to respond to these situations by incorporating practical information with hands-on training. Attendees will review case studies of actual fishing … Continue reading Free Vessel Stability Workshop for Commercial Fisherman

new england fishing boat f/v mistress sinks

New England Fishing Boat F/V Mistress Sinks

The New England fishing community faces a tragedy with the start of the New Year with the sinking of the F/V MISTRESS which is based out of Point Judith Rhode Island and its owner is Hope Fisheries, Inc. At approximately 1:30 am on January 1, 2019, the captain of the F/V MISTRESS issued a mayday … Continue reading New England Fishing Boat F/V Mistress Sinks

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