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U.S. Maritime Administration Requests Study of Its Role
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2017

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) commissioned a “Maritime Alignment Study” from the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) in May


New DOJ Policy May Affect Community Service Payments in MARPOL Plea Agreements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a new policy that may curtail the long-standing practice of requiring vessel owners and operators facing


Customs Proposes Substantial Offshore Industry Jones Act Changes
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

On January 18, 2017, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) proposed revising almost 30 Jones Act interpretive rulings going back to 1976. CBP’s


Coast Guard Authorization Bill Approved by House Committee
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

On May 24, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017, H


Coast Guard explores limits of U.S. construction Jones Act standard
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2011

The Coast Guard issued a ruling to the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) on August 1, 2011 dealing with the extent a vessel can be constructed from foreign steel and with foreign outfitting and still be considered Jones Act eligible


Court makes potentially significant changes to safe berth warranties
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2013

On May 16, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit rendered a decision potentially making significant changes to the nature of "safe


FTC and NHTSA Invite the Public to Participate in Connected Car Workshop
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2017

On June 28, the FTC and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will co-host a workshop on privacy and security issues posed by


U.S. Coast Guard publishes series of circulars on STCW standards
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2014

The Coast Guard has released a number of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars setting out guidelines on qualifications for various endorsements


Port sued for false claims in PL 480 program
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2012

On October 19, 2012, the U.S. Justice Department filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbua against Jacintoport International LLC in Texas under the False Claims Act


Coast Guard issues key Jones Act rebuild determination
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2013

U.S.-flag vessels eligible for the U.S. coastwise (Jones Act) trade cannot be "rebuilt" outside the United States without losing permanently their