Sinking of Tremont Highlights Need for Vigilance

Sinking of Tremont Highlights Need for Vigilance

November 7, 2022

The recent sinking of the commercial fishing vessel Tremont calls attention to some key issues mariners need to remain aware of. Tremont apparently collided with a container vessel, MSC Rita.…

Understanding and Preventing Propeller and Other Watercraft Injuries

July 18, 2022

Boat propellers and watersports accidents frequently cause horrific injuries. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that the propeller on a typical recreational boat can inflict 160 impacts in one second. And…

Beware of Illegal Boat Operators This Summer

Beware of Illegal Boat Operators This Summer

June 20, 2022

A boating excursion may be one of the most appealing ways to spend a hot summer day, but the Coast Guard warns passengers to watch out for unlicensed operators. Many…

Coast Guard MEDEVACs injured fisherman 90 miles east of Cape Ann, Massachusetts

February 4, 2022

An injured fisherman from the fishing vessel Sea Rambler was rescued by Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk crew medevacs 90 miles east of Cape Ann, Massachusetts on February 3,…

Massachusetts Lawyer Weekly Highlights Advocacy of Maritime Lawyer Carolyn M. Latti

January 31, 2022

The popular legal news outlet focused on the advocacy efforts of Partner Carolyn M. Latti in the wake of two recent federal court case rulings on seafaring tragedies.  Latti decried…

Be on Guard Against Sexual Assault as Sea Year Resumes

January 28, 2022

Last fall’s report from an anonymous cadet at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy once again raised the ugly specter of sexual assault at sea. Her public account of rape during…

Maritime Workers are Vulnerable to Sexual Assault at Sea

December 13, 2021

Sexual harassment and assault can be horrific in any circumstances. When a victim is assaulted on a working vessel at sea, however, the nightmare may seem to have no end.…

The Dangers of Colder Water Temperatures 

November 8, 2021

As the temperatures in the waters are decreasing with the cold weather arriving, it is important for boaters to prepare appropriately when going out.   Even a temperature that doesn’t sound…

Staying Safe in Rough Waters

October 25, 2021

The ocean is one of the most beautiful and wild places on planet Earth, but it’s also one of the most dangerous. Injuries and deaths on the water are all…