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Crude oil export ban and the Jones Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2015

President Obama signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, often referred to as the "Omnibus Appropriations Bill," on December 18


Big win for U.S. Maritime Security Program
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2015

On October 9, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to accelerate increased funding for the U.S. Maritime Security Program (MSP). MSP provides


Coast Guard makes ballast water compliance easier
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2015

On September 10, 2015, the U.S. Coast Guard issued new ballast water compliance guidance that simplifies and clarifies the process by which vessels


U.S. crude oil exports get a boost
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 3 2015

Although there have been numerous recent studies on the potential economic impact of U.S. crude oil exports, it was not until recently that the U.S


New rules proposed for Maritime Security Program
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

On August 5, 2015, the U.S. Maritime Administration proposed new rules for the U.S. Maritime Security Program (MSP). MSP secures the services of 60


Jones Act challenge fails
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit turned away a challenge to the Jones Act on July 30, 2015. The case, brought in Hawaii by certain


Report seeks Jones Act changes for Puerto Rico
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

In connection with the financing crisis in Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico commissioned a report on changes that can be made to reverse


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