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U.S. deepwater port guidance issued, MARAD establishes final policy
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

On May 7, 2015, the U.S. Maritime Administration issued its final policy on the processing of applications for offshore or deepwater port facilities


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


Jones Act again tied to crude oil exports
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2015

The U.S. Congress continues to consider whether to reverse the 1975 ban on crude oil exports prompted by the U.S. shale oil renaissance. That


Coast Guard emphasizes new fuel sulfur limits
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2015

On January 1, 2015, the new ultra low sulfur fuel limit went into effect in the North American Emission Control Area (ECA). On March 3, 2015, the U.S


Responder liability in piracy situations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2015

Can military forces responding to piracy be liable for the loss of innocent life? The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit addressed this


CBP narrows casualty exception to U.S. vessel repair duties
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2015

A 50 ad valorem duty applies to foreign repairs to U.S.-flag vessels unless the repairs are made in a country exempted by virtue of a free trade


LNG export U.S.-flag requirement defeated in Congress
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

On January 28, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives rejected an amendment offered by Rep. John Garamendi from California to require that U.S. LNG


Senator McCain seeks to amend the Jones Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

On January 13, 2015, Senator John McCain of Arizona filed a proposed amendment to draft legislation that would authorize the Keystone XL pipeline


Repair duties inapplicable to exhaust scrubber changes for U.S.-flag vessels
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2014

U.S.-flag vessels are required to pay a 50 percent ad valorem duty on all repairs made outside the United States unless performed in a treaty exempt