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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


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


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


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


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


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."


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


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


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