- Relates to activities, incidents, and business happening at sea, covered under the admiralty law or maritime law. This involves sea-related accidents, business deals, violations regarding shipping routes, and crimes committed on board. All such cases fall under the federal court's jurisdiction and are often pursued by legal practitioners specializing in admiralty law
- The oil spill in territorial waters is a matter for admiralty.
- The conflict over shipping lanes will be handled under admiralty.
- In the case of the shipboard crime, admiralty law was invoked.