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Historic Jones Act Fine Levied

USA - April 5 2017 Federal lawgenerally known as the Jones Act and a part of the Merchant Marine Act, 1920 restrict U.S. maritime coastwise trade to qualified U.S...

Charlie Papavizas.

New Jersey Judge Lowers the Boom on Chief Engineer

USA - November 22 2016 On November 21, 2016, Judge Susan Wigenton of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey sentenced former Chief Engineer Girolamo Curatolo...

H. Allen Black.

Federal Maritime Commission pursues logistics company for freight irregularities

USA - February 7 2013 The Federal Maritime Commission published a public notice on February 7, 2013 of an Order of Investigation and Hearing regarding United Logistics...

Charlie Papavizas.

New Federal Maritime Commission practice rules

USA - October 10 2012 The Federal Maritime Commission amended its Rules of Practice and Procedure (FMC Rules) on October 10, 2012, effective November 12, 2012....

Larry Kiern, H. Allen Black, Bryant E. Gardner.

Congress considers expanding Jones Act-like restrictions to all activities in the waters within 200 miles of the U.S., including alternative energy projects

USA - July 6 2010 The DEEPWATER HORIZON incident on April 20, 2010 has led to numerous Congressional legislative proposals. Most of the proposals focus on liability issues, including the $75 million-perincident limitation for offshore facilities contained in the Oil Pollution Act of 1990....

Charlie Papavizas.