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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

Oil spill facility response plans

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2014

Under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, onshore oil pipeline operators are required to maintain Facility Response Plans in which each operator ensures

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

Supreme Court issues two unanimous decisions affecting labor & employment

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2009

In Union Pac. R.R. Co. v. Bhd. of Locomotive Engineers, No. 08-604 (December 8, 2009), the Court unanimously held that a union’s failure to present evidence of efforts to reach a settlement through “conferencing” did not preclude the National Railroad Adjustment Board from exercising jurisdiction over the union’s claim

U.S. district court upholds Coast Guard’s Matson foreign rebuild determinations

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2009

On December 4, 2009, a federal district court in Virginia entered judgment in favor of the U.S. Coast Guard and Matson Navigation Company, Inc. in a long-running vessel foreign rebuild case

Additional funding provided for MARAD’s Small Shipyards Grant Program

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2010

On January 13, 2010, the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the availability of $14,700,000 in additional funding under the Small Shipyards Grant Program

Maritime provisions enacted in US defense legislation

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2009

On Oct. 8, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010

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

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. government international economic sanctions bite maritime industry again

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2010

The worldwide maritime industry was reacquainted in April 2010 with U.S. government international economic sanctions when President Obama issued an order making it unlawful for U.S. persons to pay ransoms to designated Somali pirates