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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


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


President Obama signs Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010 into law
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2010

On July 27, 2010 President Obama signed into law the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 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


House Committee reports proposed maritime legislation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2011

On September 8, 2011, the House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure reported favorably to the House for its consideration the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2011 and the Piracy Suppression Act of 2011


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


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


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


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