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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

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

Coast Guard officially implements new MARPOL Annex V garbage regulations

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2013

The U.S. Coast Guard published an Interim Rule on February 28, 2013 to implement the revised MARPOL Annex V garbage regulations. The amendments to

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New Development The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) is seeking comments on draft guidance intended to assist shipowners in

Nontank vessel response plan Final Rulefinally

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2013

The U.S. Coast Guard issued its long-awaited Final Rule addressing nontank vessel response plans ("NTVRP") on September 30, 2013. The Final Rule

Only 45 days left&x2014;have you commented on EPA&x2019;s draft vessel general permit?

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2012

On December 8, 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) published two draft Vessel General Permits (“VGPs”) that would authorize discharges incidental to the normal operation of commercial vesselsone to replace the existing VGP currently in force (“2008 VGP”) and one that would apply to small vessels (“SVGP”), which are currently exempt from the 2008 VGP

Congressional failure to enact maritime legislation and the fiscal cliff

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2012

As the November election draws closer, the main questions on everyone’s lips in Washington, DCother than who will win the election itselfare whether Congress can enact any maritime legislation and are we about to fall off a “fiscal cliff”?

The Jones Act Offshore 2011

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

The last two years have proven to be tumultuous with regard to planning for and conducting deepwater Outer Continental Shelf ("OCS") operations offshore