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Federal court clarifies requirements for private party OPA claims

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

On July 17, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reconsidered an earlier ruling in the case of Nguyen v. American

President Obama signs Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010 into law

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2010

On July 27, 2010 President Obama signed into law the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010

Fifth Circuit rescues first-responders from implied indemnity claim by spiller

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

On July 16, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of

D.C. Court holds coast guard MARPOL security agreements are unreviewable

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

On July 18, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a challenge to the U.S. Coast Guard's authority to impose

New Federal Maritime Commission practice rules

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • 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

House transportation leadership proposes maritime title to highway bill

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2011

Chairman John Mica of Florida announced on July 7, 2011 his plans for a renewed surface transportation authorization bill usually referred to as the "highway bill."

House of Representatives passes Coast Guard authorization bill again

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2009

On October 23, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives once again passed the authorizing legislation for the U.S. Coast Guard with its accompanying 300 pages of diverse maritime legislative provisions (H.R. 3619

Major maritime reform efforts advancing in the the U.S. Congress go well beyond the deepwater horizon incident

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

Since shortly after the DEEPWATER HORIZON incident on April 20, 2010, the U.S. Congress has had under consideration numerous measures addressing not only drilling operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, but also a host of other changes that could affect many other aspects of U.S. maritime commerce

Coast Guard announces new ballast water regime

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Two and one-half years after publication of its notice of proposed rulemaking in August 2009, this week the Coast Guard is publishing its final rule establishing a new ballast water regime

House Committee reports proposed maritime legislation

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2011

On September 8, 2011, the House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure reported favorably to the House for its consideration the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2011 and the Piracy Suppression Act of 2011