A vessel owner has a duty to provide and maintain a seaworthy vessel. The Doctrine of Unseaworthiness is a part of General Maritime Law. It imposes the duty upon a shipowner to provide a seaworthy vessel. “Unseaworthiness” refers to a vessel or ship that cannot perform its intended functions.
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Failure to adequately or properly maintain a vessel can put its crew at risk to accidents, ill health, or even death.
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