Skip to content

ACTIVE-OPERATIONS DUTY

active-operations  duty.Maritime  law.  A  shipowner’s  obligation  to  provide  safe  working

conditions, in the work areas that it controls, for the longshoremen who are loading or unloading

the    ship.    —    Also    termed    ac-tive-control-of-vessel    duty.    Cf.    TURNOVER    DUTY;

INTERVENTION DUTY. [Cases: Shipping    84(3.2).] [Blacks Law 8th]