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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


D.C. Court holds coast guard MARPOL security agreements are unreviewable
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2014

On July 18, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a challenge to the U.S. Coast Guard's authority to impose


Federal court clarifies requirements for private party OPA claims
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2014

On July 17, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reconsidered an earlier ruling in the case of Nguyen v. American


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


House transportation leadership proposes maritime title to highway bill
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2011

Chairman John Mica of Florida announced on July 7, 2011 his plans for a renewed surface transportation authorization bill usually referred to as the "highway bill."


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


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


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


Federal court knocks down challenge to EPA's nationwide discharge permit
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) exempted incidental vessel discharges in U.S. waters for more than 30 years under the Clean Water Act until 2009