admiralty law

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CITGO Asphalt Refining Company (“CARCO”) chartered a single-hulled oil tanker, the M/T Athos I, from an intermediary of Frescati Shipping Co., Ltd. and Tsakos Shipping & Trading, S.A. (“Frescati”) to deliver crude oil from Venezuela to CARCO’s...

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From March 2006 to April 2009, Fane Lozman docked his houseboat at the City of Riviera Beach (“the City”) Marina and used the houseboat as his primary residence. See The City of Riviera Beach v. That Certain...

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Does the definition of “vessel” in 1 U.S.C. § 3 include, and thus grant federal maritime jurisdiction over,  indefinitely-moored structures like Lozman’s houseboat that are...

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In October 2002, James Ludwig sailed his boat on the Wilmington River. See Brief for Petitioner at 3. When he reached the Causton Bluff Bridge, he requested the draw be raised. See id. The bridge tender raised...

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Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (Jan. 28, 2005)

Oral argument: Mar. 1, 2006

Northern Insurance Company has sued Chatham County, Georgia,...

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Petitioner Dana Roberts worked as a gatehouse dispatcher in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, for Respondent Sea-Land Services (“Sea-Land”). See Roberts v. Office of Workers’ Comp. Programs, 625 F.3d 1204, 1205 (9th Cir. 2010). On February 24,...

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Oral argument: Jan. 11, 2012

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Nov. 10, 2010)

In 2002, Petitioner Dana Roberts slipped on a patch of ice while working for his employer, Respondent Sea-Land Services....

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The Respondent in this case, AnimalFeeds International Corp., (“AnimalFeeds”) entered into international maritime agreements with the Petitioners parcel tanker transportation companies, Stolt-Nielsen SA, Stolt-Nielsen ...

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Oral argument: Dec. 9, 2009

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Nov. 4, 2008)

ARBITRATION, FEDERAL ARBITRATION ACT, ADMIRALTY LAW, MARITIME LAW

AnimalFeeds...