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U.S. implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2013

The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (“MLC 2006”) was adopted by the International Labor Organization (“ILO”) at the 94th Maritime Session of the

Update on North American Emission Control Area enforcement and fuel availability guidance

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2012

Enforcement of the North American Emission Control Area ("ECA") begins August 1, 2012

Just when you thought you fully understood MARPOL Annex V garbage regulations

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
  • -
  • November 14 2012

For years, the focus with regard to MARPOL Annex V has been the continued expansion of special areas and stricter enforcement

EPA proposes draft technical guidance for determining quantities of PCBS in vessels subject to Marad's foreign transfer requirements

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2013

New Development The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) is seeking comments on draft guidance intended to assist shipowners in

The Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2011

The Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 (Public Law No. 111-281, October 15, 2010) (the "Authorization Act") was signed into law by President Obama on October 15, 2010

Coast Guard finalizes last minute guidance on implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2013

On August 6, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard published a Notice of Availability in the Federal Register announcing the availability of Navigation and

Are you prepared for the Phase II Vessel General Permit regime?

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 11 2013

On April 12, 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") published its formal Notice of Final Permit Issuance in the Federal Register

The evolving ballast water conundrum

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") recently issued long-awaited guidance regarding the coordination and interplay between the

MARPOL’s “special area” garbage discharge restrictions extended to the Wider Caribbean Region

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2011

On April 7, 2011, the U.S. Coast Guard announced in a Federal Register Notice that May 1, 2011 will be the date on which vessels operating within the "special area" known as the Wider Caribbean Region ("WCR") will be subject to more stringent garbage discharge requirements under MARPOL Annex V, Regulation 5

U.S. Coast Guard marine casualty reporting guidance and proposed reporting enhancements offshore

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Notice of Availability and Request for Comments (“Notice”) on January 14, 2014 for a draft Navigation and Vessel