46 U.S. Code § 30103 - Liability of master, mate, engineer, and pilot

A person may bring a civil action against a master, mate, engineer, or pilot of a vessel, and recover damages, for personal injury or loss caused by the master’s, mate’s, engineer’s, or pilot’s—
(1) negligence or willful misconduct; or
(2) neglect or refusal to obey the laws governing the navigation of vessels.

Source

(Pub. L. 109–304, § 6(c),Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1510.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
30103
46 App.:491 (words after semicolon).
R.S. § 4493 (words after semicolon).

Before paragraph (1), the words “bring a civil action” are substituted for “sue” for consistency with rule 2 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (28 App. U.S.C.). In paragraph (1), the word “carelessness” is omitted as included in “negligence”.

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46 CFR - Shipping

46 CFR Part 221 - REGULATED TRANSACTIONS INVOLVING DOCUMENTED VESSELS AND OTHER MARITIME INTERESTS

46 CFR Part 327 - SEAMEN'S CLAIMS; ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION AND LITIGATION

 

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