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Study casts doubt on short sea shipping

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2014

U.S. policy makers have been considering the viability of short sea shipping for more than 20 years as a means of taking traffic off of crowded U.S

Senate committee urges stepped up Jones Act enforcement

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

On June 26, 2014, the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations issued its report accompanying the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill

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

Bankruptcy court limits federal maritime jurisdiction over Shipping Act violations

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2012

On February 10, 2012, Judge Sean H. Lane of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York issued a ruling in a Chapter 15 bankruptcy proceeding where The Containership Company (TCC) is the debtor

Congress enacts America's Cup and other Jones Act waivers

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 23 2011

One day after Congress restricted the ability of the U.S. Maritime Administration to sanction Jones Act waivers relating to the sale of Strategic Petroleum Oil, Congress enacted a number of Jones Act waivers in the America's Cup Act of 2011

Senate Appropriations Committee proposes restricting Jones Act waivers

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2011

The Jones Act, which restricts U.S. domestic commerce to qualified U.S.-flag vessels, can be waived if it is found to be in the interests of national security and generally where it is found that no qualified U.S.-flag capacity is available

Coast Guard provides Jones Act foreign rebuilding clarification

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2014

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 comment on implementation of Maritime Labour Convention

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2013

On February 11, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard issued a notice seeking public comment on a draft Navigation and Inspection Circular (NVIC) providing

Coast Guard seeks comment on interim rule to conform regulations to new vessel garbage disposal requirements

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2013

On February 28, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard published an interim rule to account for new MARPOL (International Convention for the Prevention of

Customs confirms that Jones Act covers de minimis movements

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 27 2012

In a recently released ruling to the public, Customs and Border Protection confirmed that the Jones Act encompasses short movements of vessels which are