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Court holds Coast Guard LNG terminal letters of recommendation are unreviewable

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2014

On August 5, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that Coast Guard letters of recommendation concerning the siting of liquefied

European shipowners seek Jones Act changes in trade negotiations

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

The Secretary General of the European Community Shipowners' Associations announced on July 16, 2014 that, in the context of the commencement of the

Customs issues Jones Act ruling on inland dredging

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2013

Customs and Border Protection recently released a June 26, 2013 ruling regarding the use of a foreign-built, floating amphibious device used for

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

U.S. Maritime Administration issues draft Marine highway environmental guidance

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

Congress directed the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) to pursue a Marine Highway Program in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 and

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

USCG final rule exempts U.S. MODUs from submitting NOAs when moving from one OCS block to another

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Final Rule to implement Section 704 of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2012, which specifically

Collateral attack on coast guard vessel documentation decision dismissed

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

On October 17, 2012, Judge Lance M. Africk of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana dismissed a case filed against Surf Subsea, Inc. initially brought in state court in which plaintiffs alleged that the MV Surf Challenger was ineligible to be operated in the U.S. coastwise trade (the Jones Act trade

Coast guard issued interim policy guidance for implementing vessel garbage disposal changes

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2013

On February 26, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard issued interim policy guidance for the implementation of new MARPOL (International Convention for the