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Admiralty – Negligence – Ship-Dredge Pipeline Allision – Comparative Fault (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds a district court’s decision ordering a ship owner to pay the Norfolk Dredging Company $898,975.42 in damages arising from an allision between the owner’s container ship, the M/V Ever Reach, and a submerged dredge spoil pipeline located outside the federally marked navigational channel of the Cooper River in Charleston, S.C. Questions ...