There was a fire on board the tanker ship KETALING on July 10, 2021. At the time, the vessel was dry-docked in Indonesia. It is unknown if anyone was injured. The container ship is operated by Pertamina and its registered owner is Maritindo.
There have been a number of recent incidents involving vessels. There was a fire on board the container ship MSC Teresa on June 16, 2021. The general cargo ship PIONEER STAR sank on June 20, 2021. There was a fire on board the bulk carrier MORNINGSTAR on June 20, 2021. The fishing ship Pneuma sank on July 1, 2021. There was a fire on the container ship DOLE COLOMBIA on June 30, 2021. Three people were killed in a fire on board a boat in Macomb County, Michigan on July 3, 2021. There was a fire on board a recreational boat in Lake Lanier, Georgia on July 3, 2021. There was a deadly crash involving a recreational boat on Lake Conroe, Texas on July 10, 2021. There was an explosion and fire on board the container ship OCEAN TRADER on July 7, 2021.
Safe maritime companies must perform regular maintenance and inspections in order to ensure the safety of their crew members. When ship operators fail to conduct regular maintenance and inspection of the equipment on their vessels, dangerous incidents can result. This not only puts the lives of hardworking seamen at risk, but can also endanger members of the public.
Our experienced lawyers handle maritime personal injury and wrongful death litigation of all kinds and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or those who have been seriously injured as a result of the negligence of another party. The lawyers of Spagnoletti Law Firm have handled maritime lawsuits throughout the country. Our attorneys have extensive experience in injury and death cases that occurred on ships.
The experienced and aggressive vessel accident attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of this tragic accident. There are strict and short time limits on making claims related to vessel accidents, so please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your rights.