Noted Admiralty Attorney and Author, Dr. Capt. John A.C. Cartner was interviewed by Maritime TV about possible scenarios for C-Retriever Ship Officer Kidnappings…more
Noted Admiralty Attorney and Author, Dr. Capt. John A.C. Cartner was interviewed by Maritime TV in response to recent press accounts of a lawsuit claim filed by several former crew members of the Maersk Alabama related to the…more
Delivered as an Invited Speech to The National [U.S.A.] Academy of Engineering,
(Section 12) Annual Meeting
7 October 2013
The elephant in the room in West Africa, so to speak, and the suppression of piracy is corruption…more
The Department of Transportation Executive Summary Draft Fiscal Year 2014-2018 Strategic Plan was just issued for comments with very little mention of maritime.
Dr. Cartner issued a white paper that outlines a 10 Point Plan to…more
Piecemeal and stopgap measures added to existing and increasingly cumbersome and antiquated laws are not working to foster strong US merchant marine foreign trade fleets and domestic fleets which are essential to the…more
The western African states have said clearly they do not have the naval, coast guard or customs resources to deal with the piracy evident in the Gulf of Guinea.
Further, they do not say, but it is clear, they do not have the…more
Reflections on Panama's Criminal Justice System and its impact on Maritime Law and the transportation industry including Corruption, Effective Rule of Law, International Maritime Organization, False Imprisonment by Dr. Cartner…more
Reflections of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program and its impact on Maritime and transportation industry by Dr. Cartner.
What is the law around armed guards on ships? How do nations combat pirates? What is a brigand? ....Dr. Cartner reflects on the current laws and morality surrounding combating pirates.
As a practicing maritime lawyer, Dr…more
A Billion Here or There -
Now that the President has another four years and the budget chasm is before the country. The so-called fiscal cliff comes. Of the many ways to save money, the Congress has chosen the meat cleaver…more
Panama’s Shame in Shipping: The Horrors of Lajoya Prison for Seafarers…more
In This Issue:
- God Save The King!
- The Necessity That Is The USMMA
- If I Were Superintendent
Excerpt from God Save the King!
Delightfully Brief - Returning from holiday is always both a…more
Evaluation of the international laws surrounding armed guards on vessels to deter pirates by John Cartner, M. Sc., M.B.A., LL.M., Ph. D., Master Mariner on maritimeTV
The number of armed guards on vessels will continue to…more
Evaluation of Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Hearing held by Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure by John Cartner, M. Sc., M.B.A., LL.M., Ph. D., Master Mariner on maritimeTV
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