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ALLISION, maritime law. The running of one vessel against another. It is distinguished from collision in this, that the latter means the running of two vessels against each other; this latter term is frequently used for allision.

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For example, clear navigation markers and systems help prevent groundings, collisions or allisions, injuries, and spills.
2) A decade or more before John Witherspoon imported Scottish principles to Princeton, Francis Allision was teaching them in Philadelphia.
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14) Expansive interpretation has been used to hold punitive damages unavailable in a variety of other cases, including suits by seamen against nonemployer entities, marine products liability suits, and collision/ allision cases.
Born January 8, 1911 in Clifton Royal, NB, Puddington graduated from honours chemistry at Mount Allision University 1933 and completed his master's and PhD studies at McGill by l938.
In addition to these studies, several major treatment-related data collection efforts have addressed the validity of self-reported drug use (Hubbard, Marsden, and Allision, 1984; U.
6) The danger of collision is understandably greater in the heavier vessel traffic typical of harbors and confined waterways; the probability of grounding obviously rises as a vessel approaches the shoreline and underkeel clearance decreases; and the likelihood of allision is elevated as congested ports and crowded anchorages are transited.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today announced a favorable judgment in its loss of use claim related to the dredge New York allision in Port Newark, New Jersey in January, 2008.
Fox and Hounds C Division triumphed 5-1 at Blucher Social in C Division, Chris Allision on the mark with a double.
Graham Allision, Douglas Dillon Professor of Government and Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and Colonel Randall Larsen, Randy Larsen, USAF (Ret.
In a broad sense, as the allision arose out of the platform owner's search for minerals on the OCS at the time of the allision, the original jurisdiction provision in the OCSLA was met.
The court allowed recovery for loss of society to nondependent parents in a wrongful death action involving an allision between a pleasure boat and a Navy mooring buoy located in territorial waters.