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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Sekiu Washington

Sekiu is an unincorporated community in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Overlooking the west side of Clallam Bay and the Strait of Juan de Fuca, it is twinned with Clallam Bay, on the east side of the bay. Sekiu has a small year-round population and is known primarily as a summer tourist destination for fishing, kayaking, birdwatching and diving. Salmon canning, leather tanning and logging were early industries here. Sekiu airport is smaller than William R. Fairchild International Airport, located in Port Angeles, Wash. It offers a 2,900-foot lighted runway with a visual approach indicator, at an elevation of 350 feet and a distance of a mile from Sekiu.

What is maritime and admiralty law?

Admiralty and maritime law involves cases related to navigation and commerce on oceans, rivers, and lakes. Admiralty and maritime cases can involve injuries to longshoremen and vessel crew members, contracts for cargo shipping, vessel collisions, and cruise ship passenger injuries. If your issues involves ships and shipping, business or commerce transacted at sea, finds and salvage, the duties, rights, and liabilities of ship owners, ship masters, and other maritime workers, it is within the realm of admiralty law.

Answers to maritime and admiralty law issues in Washington

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