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  • 24 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Regulation & policy, Safety

    A woman who once worked for oilfield services giant Schlumberger has filed a $100 million lawsuit against the company for alleged sexual harassment, sex discrimination, and physical danger.

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles filed a lawsuit over a 2016 oil spill which occurred when fuel oil leaked from the car carrier Istra Ace.

  • 4 May 2014
    Authorities & Government

    U.S. Federal Judge Richard Stearns has dismissed Cape Wind opponents’ lawsuit, which challenged Cape Wind’s Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with NSTAR. The District Court’s decision rejected all claims against the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, NSTAR and Cape Wind.  Judge Stearns noted in his decision that the lawsuit would violate the 11th Amendment to the Constitution of […]

  • 4 May 2014
    Authorities & Government

    U.S. Federal Judge Richard Stearns has dismissed Cape Wind opponents’ lawsuit, which challenged Cape Wind’s Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with NSTAR. The District Court’s decision rejected all claims against the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, NSTAR and Cape Wind.  Judge Stearns noted in his decision that the lawsuit would violate the 11th Amendment to the Constitution of […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Three more institutional investors have filed lawsuits against the South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) over the KRW 5.4 trillion (USD 4.6 bilion) accounting fraud, The Korea Herald reports. Government Employees Pension Service and Teachers’ Pension filed the lawsuit against the company for compensation of some KRW 22 billion (USD 19 million). In […]

  • 21 October 2006

    A Miami judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the family of a Connecticut man who disappeared from the cruise ship Brilliance of the Seas while on a honeymoon cruise in the Aegean Sea. Judge Jon I. Gordon granted a motion dismissing the lawsuit filed by the family of George A. Smith IV, faulting Royal […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cruise industry seems to be saving pennies even at the cost of safety, as it “does all it can to save money on labor and as a result this leads to the ships not being as safe as they can and should be”, Michael A. Winkleman, attorney with law firm Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, […]

  • 26 August 2008

    Lawsuit by Metal Trades Department Against U.S. Coast Guard Rejected PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In a decision filed today the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has upheld the United States Coast Guard interpretation of the Jones Act as it relates to the modern building methods employed by Aker Philadelphia Shipyard (Oslo:AKPS – News). The […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Athens-based owner of drybulk carriers DryShips informed that the company and its chief executive officer George Economou have been named as defendants in a lawsuit alleging breaches of fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment, and conflict of interest. Through the lawsuit, filed in High Court of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the plaintiff seeks, among other things, a temporary restraining […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Anthem of the Seas passengers have filed two lawsuits against the Miami-based cruise company Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd stating the company’s alleged negligence as the reason. US District in Miami received two lawsuits from passengers who claim that the company was “knowingly sailing directly into a hurricane”  maritime lawyers and cruise ship attorneys Lipcon said. According to the lawsuits, Royal […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Transocean is facing a lawsuit that could have an adverse effect on its liquidity. The company’s indirect subsidiary Global Marine has been sued by Wilmington Trust Company, over an alleged default under the indenture governing its $300 million of outstanding 7.00% Notes due June 2028. Wilmington Trust has retained Pryor Cashman as co-counsel […]

  • 17 September 2014

    Union Fenosa Gas of Spain could drop its lawsuit against Egypt if the country allows the company to import gas from Israel to its LNG export plant in Egypt. UFG, a JV owned by Gas Natural of Spain and Italy’s Eni, suspended exports from its plant in Egypt in 2012 when gas shortages forced the […]

  • 15 February 2017

    The Government of Canada has settled the pending lawsuits filed by the Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIUC) alleging systematic breaches of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). The SIUC filed 42 lawsuits in 2015 saying that, instead of providing Canadian seafarers with the opportunity to work, and in violation of the TFWP, the Government of Canada […]

  • 16 June 2014

    After not being  able to come to an agreement over gas debt issues Russian state owned Gazprom and Naftogaz of Ukraine both filed lawsuits at the Stocholm International Arbitrational Court. After notifying Naftogaz about the supply cut and switch to prepayment, Gazprom went on filing a lawsuit against Naftogaz announcing that in a press release […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIU) has launched two new lawsuits challenging ongoing decisions by the country’s government to grant temporary work permits to foreign workers aboard two foreign-flagged tankers. The two new SIU lawsuits challenge the temporary work permits granted to foreign workers aboard the Amalthea, a Greek flagged ship transporting oil on […]

  • 15 November 2012

    The Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County has filed a lawsuit against Weeks Marine Inc. for property damage the company allegedly caused to its facility during the dredging project, reports panews.com. According to the lawsuit, Weeks Marine was the owner of the dredger which has damaged several wooden cluster piles at the […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida said it intends to sue the Jacksonville Port Authority over plans to dredge the St Johns River shipping channel. The lawsuit involves Jaxport’s refusal to disclose information given to Martin Associates that is being used as the basis for the expenditure of hundreds of millions of taxpayer […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Southold Town has joined the New York State’s lawsuit to block the dumping of dredge spoils in the Long Island Sound. Last month, New York State sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a plan to allow dumping up to 53 million cubic yards of dredge material in eastern LI Sound. “In the mid-1970s, famous […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has informed of a progress made in resolving a consolidated derivative lawsuit concerning the terminated agreement with a governmental entity in Australia.

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIU) has launched two new lawsuits challenging ongoing decisions by the country’s government to grant temporary work permits to foreign workers aboard two foreign-flagged tankers. The two new SIU lawsuits challenge the temporary work permits granted to foreign workers aboard the Amalthea, a Greek flagged ship transporting oil on […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Greek shipping, logistics and commodity company Newlead Holdings LTD is being taken to court by DHL Project & Chartering Limited as the company filed a USD 14.3 million lawsuit in the US District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, court documents show. The lawsuit arises from alleged deficiencies on a Newlead Holdings-owned bulk carrier, which reportedly caused additional costs […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Chinese non-profit organisation has filed a landmark lawsuit at Qingdao Maritime Court against US oil major ConocoPhillips and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) Ltd for the 2011 oil spill in Bohai Bai. The lawsuit filed by the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation requires the defendants to take responsibility for the series of […]