GULFPORT, MS – On May 19, 2011 the fishing vessel Sandy Point, owned by Omega Protein was struck broadside and sunk by a 660 foot container ship. Three crewman remain missing. Gulfport is located in Harrison County, Mississippi in the southern part of the state with a shoreline on the Gulf of Mexico. Gulfport is… read more
NEW BEDFORD, MA – On Tuesday, January 28, 2011, a fisherman died after falling into the icy New England waters while boarding a fishing boat near Eastern Fisheries on Hassey Street in New Bedford, MA. New Bedford is located in Bristol County, Massachusetts in the southwestern part of the state about 58 miles south of… read more
SCITUATE, MA – A fishing boat sank in Scituate harbor after it collided with a 600-foot cargo ship on Tuesday, January 11, 2011. Scituate is located in Plymouth County, Massachusetts in the southeastern part of the state, about in the 31 miles southeast of Boston.
USDC FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA – Louisiana maritime lawyer, Gordon, Elias & Seely, LLP represent a 32 year old man from Tifton, Georgia, who suffered injuries as a result of a incident which occurred on or about September 11, 2010 in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Plaintiff sustained severe and permanent personal injuries when, after loading… read more
BAYTOWN, TX. – The tow boat Safety Quest, pushing three barges of scrap metal, hit the high-line electrical tower which carries lines across the Houston Ship Channel, located at the narrowest point of the shipping artery. The accident occurred at around 6 a.m. Sunday morning, October, 3rd, in Baytown, Texas shutting down the Houston Ship… read more
FLORENCE, ORE. – Mike Saiville, a fisherman who worked aboard the fishing vessel, Ocean Force, was rescued Tuesday, August 31, by the Coast Guard HH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew from Station Newport, Ore., supported by a second HH-65C helicopter crew from Group/Air Station North Bend, Ore. At the time of the rescue, Ocean Force was located… read more