Port of Mobile

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Located on the Mobile River, the Port of Mobile is the only deep-water port in Alabama. With direct access to the Gulf of Mexico via the Mobile Bay, the Port of Mobile is one of the busiest ports in the entire United States – ranking as high as ninth in terms of overall trade volume in 2008. While its ranking has slipped slightly in recent years, the Port of Mobile is poised to see an increase in container ship traffic with the opening of the Panama Canal Expansion in 2016.

Along with major highway and railroad access, the Port of Mobile offers access to inland and intercostal waterways reaching as the Great Lakes and the Ohio and Tennessee River Valleys. This makes the Port of Mobile a desirable access point for manufacturers, retailers and shipping companies targeting final destinations throughout the United States. The Port of Mobile is also a busy point of departure for coal, lumber and other materials and products that get shipped from the United States all over the world.

Jones Act Lawyer for Workers Injured at the Port of Mobile

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of ships, trucks, tugs, barges, containers and cargo that pass through the Port of Mobile on a daily basis, many workers get injured at this important port every year. Accidents on land and in the Mobile River regularly leave longshoremen, stevedores, tankermen, barge workers, seamen and other maritime workers suffering from serious – and in many cases life-changing – injuries.

If you or a loved one has been injured at the Port of Mobile, maritime injury attorney David Willis is here to help you fight for just compensation. Attorney David Willis has more than 30 years of experience helping clients secure compensation under the Jones Act and federal maritime injury laws. No matter what happened, after a port or maritime accident, it is important to learn about your legal rights. At the Willis Law Firm, we offer free consultations, and we want to make sure you have the information you need to seek the compensation you deserve.

Key Facts about the Port of Mobile

The Port of Mobile and the other facilities managed by the Alabama State Port Authority comprise approximately 4,000 acres across multiple sites, including the Port of Mobile’s main complex, McDuffie Island, Choctaw Point and multiple inland docks. The Alabama State Port Authority reports that its ports (including the Port of Mobile) either directly or indirectly supports nearly 125,000 jobs in Alabama, and bring the state more than $19 billion in economic value.

Key imports and exports at the Port of Mobile include:

Port of Mobile Imports

  • Aluminum
  • Cement
  • Chemicals
  • Coal
  • Containers
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Lumber and plywood
  • Oversized cargo
  • Paper
  • Steel

Port of Mobile Exports

  • Chemicals
  • Coal
  • Containers
  • Flooring
  • Frozen poultry
  • Iron
  • Lumber and plywood
  • OSB
  • Oversized cargo
  • Paper
  • Steel
  • Soybean

A maritime or offshore injury does not have to ruin your life. To find out if you have a claim for compensation, schedule your free consultation at the Willis Law Firm today and discuss your rights under the Jones Act and other applicable maritime laws.

Learn about Your Rights. Schedule a Free Consultation with Attorney David Willis.

If you would like more information about your rights after suffering a maritime injury at the Port of Mobile, contact the Willis Law Firm and request your free consultation. Licensed in Texas and New York, attorney David Willis represents injured maritime workers in Alabama and nationwide. To speak with attorney David Willis about your claim, please call 1-800-GOT HURT or contact us online today.

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