Tugboat and Barge Accidents

Why is This Deckhand Suing a Marine Towing Company?

Recently, Latti & Anderson LLP resolved a case against a tug company and its owner where the crew member was on deck, helping feed out the line from the line box when the next thing the crew member heard was a loud pop and he was thrown numerous feet back on the stern on the tug.    The crew member sustained … Continue reading Why is This Deckhand Suing a Marine Towing Company?

Are You Working On an Unsafe Tugboat?

Tugboats may be small compared to the loads they carry. However, they are solidly built, powerful and serve one of the most important purposes at a harbor. While tugboats are on average 150 feet long, they can produce up to 3,400 horse power. Larger tugboats can produce more than 27,000 horse power to haul barges … Continue reading Are You Working On an Unsafe Tugboat?

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