Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Sexual Assault and Harassment on Maersk Ships

Lawsuits allege Maersk Line Limited failed to adequately protect U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) midshipmen from sexual assault and sexual harassment while working aboard Maersk ships as part of the USMMA’s “Sea Year” program. According to the complaints, Maersk was aware of the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment on its ships and was complacent about its sexual assault and harassment prevention duties, in violation of the Jones Act.

Misconduct Type
Human Rights
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Date of Complaint
Contractors Involved Penalty
AP Moller-Maersk A/S $0
Further Information Released
Law Firm Press Release 6/14/2022

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database