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Federal Ship Financing Program shifts focus, environmental policy and cargo preference at issue

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2015

The U.S. Maritime Administration issued two policy notices on April 22, 2015, shifting the focus of its Title XI Federal Ship Financing Program on

Fuel blending ruling could impact Jones Act

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2015

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently released to the public a private ruling on the relationship between offshore fuel blending and the Jones

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 Maritime Commission proposes new rules for Ocean Transportation Intermediaries

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2014

On October 10, 2014, the Federal Maritime Commission issued a notice proposing to amend the rules governing the licensing, financial responsibility

Bill introduced in Congress to permit foreign-built vessels to serve Puerto Rico

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • Puerto Rico, USA
  • -
  • July 30 2013

On July 25, 2013, Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi of Puerto Rico introduced H.R. 2838 to amend the Jones Act with respect to the transportation bulk cargo

Shipyard settles False Claims Act charges with SBA

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2014

On October 29, 2014, the United States Department of Justice issued a press release announcing a settlement agreement with North Florida Shipyards

Major contract settlements & negotiations

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2011

FedEx Express and the Air Line Pilots Association settled a 24-month labor contract that includes pay increases for 4,500 pilots in 2011 and 2012

Customs issues new vessel repair duty regulations

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2009

On October 20, 2009, United States Customs and Border Protection modified its regulations administering the foreign vessel repair duty to incorporate additional exemptions for repairs by the vessel’s crew and repairs made in countries with which the United States has a free trade agreement

Another roro operator reaches compromise agreement with FMC

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

Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores S.A. (CSAV) entered into a compromise agreement with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) and

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