Mobile Oil Drilling Units [MODU] Should Always be Under the Command of its Captain

In light of the recent events in the Gulf of Mexico and the disastrous oil spill following the explosion on and the subsequent sinking and destruction of the Deepwater Horizon, it is the view of maritime lawyers, Gordon, Elias & Seely, L.L.P, that the situation warrants some new rules about the safety of operations of a mobile offshore drilling units (MODUs), self-propelled mobile offshore drilling units (self-propelled MODUs) and/or mobile offshore drilling units that are dynamically positioned vessels (MODUs – DPV) operating in U.S. waters. [B]Read Full Story[/B].