Cargo Vessel Assists Yacht In Need

Posted by John K. Fulweiler | Dec 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Quonset Point, RI. Today, reports are filtering out of a cargo ship that recently assisted a yacht reportedly with an ill crewmember. You can see a picture of what is believed to be the cargo ship by clicking HERE In our next blog entry, we'll take a look at the obligations imposed on a vessel to assist another. And we'll address the issue of whether a salvage award is available in the context of "life salvage."

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John K. Fulweiler

Proctor-In-Admiralty / Licensed U.S. Coast Guard Master Formerly a partner in a New York maritime law firm, John K. Fulweiler graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Marine Affairs degree and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law. In addition to being recognized by...


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