The ILO Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006) is widely known as the “Seafarers’ Bill of Rights” and as the “fourth pillar of international maritime law”, the other three being the SOLAS, STCW and MARPOL Conventions. It has been adopted by the ILO Maritime Session in Geneva on 23 February 2006 and entered into force […]
The Judge of preliminary investigation hearings of the Court of Bari, Ms. Alessandra Piliego, with her summons dated 02.03.2017, notifies the victims of the naval tragedy of NORMAN ATLANTIC, that the examination of the Court appointed technical experts with regards to their technical report that was filed on 01.02.2017 , will begin on March 20, 2017 in […]
The Court of Bari, within the context of the criminal proceedings with regards to the tragedy onboard NORMAN ATLANTIC (preliminary criminal proceedings – collection of evidence), ruled that the examination of the court appointed technical experts, who submitted their report on 01.02.2017, is going to commence on March 20, 2017. The Court has scheduled 17 […]
The technical experts appointed by the Court of Bari in early 2015 have issued their long expected technical report on 1/2/2017 on the circumstances of the fire and development of the tragedy onboard the F/B NORMAN ATLANTIC. The report, consisting of 600 pages plus attachments, has been submitted to the competent Judge in Bari. […]
‘I will never forget those flames’: Two years after the maritime tragedy of the Norman Atlantic, survivors are still struggling with painful memories.
The claims of the Surviving passengers and of the Relatives of the Deceased passengers from the tragedy of the NORMAN ATLANTIC who are represented by our law firm, have been filed before the Tribunale di Bari, in Italy, to preserve the two years’ limitation period imposed by the Regulation (EC) 392/2009, despite the fact that […]