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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


Coast Guard finalizes U.S.-flag piracy self-defense guidance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2011

On July 6, 2011, the U.S. Coast Guard finalized its policy regarding permissible self-defense measures for U.S.-flag vessels faced with the threat of piracy


Fifth Circuit rescues first-responders from implied indemnity claim by spiller
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2014

On July 16, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of


Major maritime reform efforts advancing in the the U.S. Congress go well beyond the deepwater horizon incident
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2010

Since shortly after the DEEPWATER HORIZON incident on April 20, 2010, the U.S. Congress has had under consideration numerous measures addressing not only drilling operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, but also a host of other changes that could affect many other aspects of U.S. maritime commerce


New Federal Maritime Commission practice rules
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2012

The Federal Maritime Commission amended its Rules of Practice and Procedure (FMC Rules) on October 10, 2012, effective November 12, 2012


Coast Guard announces new ballast water regime
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

Two and one-half years after publication of its notice of proposed rulemaking in August 2009, this week the Coast Guard is publishing its final rule establishing a new ballast water regime


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


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


Senate approves Coast Guard authorization bill setting stage for conference with the House of Representatives
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2010

On May 7, 2010, the US Senate passed a House version of a Coast Guard authorization bill (HR 3619), setting the stage for enactment of the service's first reauthorization since 2006


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