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P3 Network Agreement may impact U.S. port operations

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

On March 20, 2014, the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission announced that it has approved the P3 Network Sharing Agreement, FMC Agreement No. 012230

U.S. government warns against dealings with Iran shipping lines

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • Iran, USA
  • -
  • July 23 2012

In connection with the U.S. Government’s economic sanctions against certain Iranian entities, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued a further warning on July 19, 2012 against dealings with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines

Coast guard clarifies Jones Act foreign content build requirements

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2013

On September 24, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard issued a determination as to the level of permitted foreign content in two container vessels to be built

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

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

President signs DOD bill with maritime provisions into law

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

On January 2, 2013, the President signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 including a number of provisions of interest

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

Coast Guard bill takes aim at maritime liens on fishing permits

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

U.S. admiralty courts have held that fishing rights are "appurtenances" of a vessel to which maritime liens will attach, much as they would attach to

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

House of Representatives passes Coast Guard authorization bill again

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2009

On October 23, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives once again passed the authorizing legislation for the U.S. Coast Guard with its accompanying 300 pages of diverse maritime legislative provisions (H.R. 3619