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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

Coast guard permits installation of foreign-built LNG fuel tanks in Jones Act vessel

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2012

U.S. law governing the U.S. coastwise trade (generally referred to as the “Jones Act”) restricts such trade to vessels “built in the United States,” which has a defined meaning in the law

Coast Guard clarifies installation of foreign-made LNG cargo tanks in Jones Act vessels

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2012

For a vessel to qualify to operate in the U.S. coastwise trade it must be built in the United States which means that all major components of its hull and superstructure must be fabricated in the United States, and the vessel must be assembled entirely in the United States

Coast guard reaffirms foreign LNG repowering right for Jones Act vessels

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2013

U.S.-flag vessels eligible for the U.S. coastwise (Jones Act) trade cannot be "rebuilt" outside the United States without losing permanently their

Coast Guard seeks to clarify guidance on how public companies comply with the Jones Act

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2012

On November 26, 2012, the U.S. Coast Guard published guidance on how public companies comply with U.S. citizenship requirements applicable to vessel owners or operators engaged in the U.S. coastwise trade (generally referred to as the "Jones Act"

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

Coast guard seeks comment on draft LNG fueling guidance

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard made available on February 7, 2014 two draft policy letters providing LNG vessel fueling guidance. Although both letters provide

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

Coast Guard proposes new annual vessel documentation fee

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2013

On March 4, 2013, the Coast Guard plans to publish a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing to implement a $26 Renewal Fee for the annual renewal of

MARAD seeks project applications for new marine highway program

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2010

The US Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced today, April 15, 2010, that it will accept applications for the designation of "marine highways" and related projects for preferential federal government funding