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New Jersey Judge Lowers the Boom on Chief Engineer
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

On November 21, 2016, Judge Susan Wigenton of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey sentenced former Chief Engineer Girolamo Curatolo


International Ballast Water Convention to Enter into Force on September 8, 2017
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Global, USA
  • September 9 2016

On September 8, 2016, Finland acceded to the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments triggering


Roro operator pleads guilty to price fixing
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

The U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division issued a press release on February 27, 2014, announcing that Compañía Sud Americana


Customs issues Jones Act fuel blending guidance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2014

U.S. coastwise laws, commonly referred to as the "Jones Act," restrict the transportation of merchandise between two U.S. points to qualified U.S


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 revises regulations for vapor control systems
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2013

On July 16, 2013 the Coast Guard published a final rule revising existing safety regulations for facility and vessel vapor control systems to make


California Fines Ocean Carrier for Fuel Violation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2016

On March 3, 2016, the California Air Resources Board announced that it had fined an ocean carrier $129,500 for failure to switch its engines over to


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. Congress to enact consensus maritime legislation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2014

U.S. legislators announced on December 1, 2014, bi-partisan agreement on a Coast Guard authorization bill likely to be enacted by Congress during the


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