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Court dismisses ro-ro class action as preempted by Shipping Act

USA - August 28 2015 On August 28, 2015, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed the consolidated class action complaint filed on behalf…


Federal maritime commission highlights uptick in enforcement

USA - August 5 2015 On August 4, 2015, the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission issued a press release highlighting the collection of $1.3 million in penalty payments from…


LNG export U.S.-flag requirement defeated in Congress

USA - January 29 2015 On January 28, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives rejected an amendment offered by Rep. John Garamendi from California to require that U.S. LNG…

Co-authors: Charlie Papavizas.


Shipyard settles False Claims Act charges with SBA

USA - October 31 2014 On October 29, 2014, the United States Department of Justice issued a press release announcing a settlement agreement with North Florida Shipyards…


Federal Maritime Commission proposes new rules for Ocean Transportation Intermediaries

USA - October 10 2014 On October 10, 2014, the Federal Maritime Commission issued a notice proposing to amend the rules governing the licensing, financial responsibility…

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