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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

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

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

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

BOEM proposes to increase the OPA 90 liability cap by nearly 80 for offshore facilities

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2014

On February 24, 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (“BOEM”) published a notice in the Federal Register proposing to increase the limit

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New Development The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) is seeking comments on draft guidance intended to assist shipowners in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 and Maritime Transportation Act of 2012

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2013

The Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2012 (Pub. L. No. 112-213, December 20, 2012) (the " Act") was signed into law by President Obama on

Coast Guard seeks comments regarding OPA 90 claims procedures

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2011

The Coast Guard issued a Notice of Inquiry ("NOI") on November 1, 2011 inviting the public to comment on the current Oil Pollution Act of 1990 ("OPA 90") claims procedures and whether certain pre-OPA 90 regulations should be removed

U.S. Maritime Administration proposes policy change to Title XI loan guarantees

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2014

On February 24, 2014, the U.S. Maritime Administration (“MARAD”) published a notice in the Federal Register proposing to add new environmental policy