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U.S. government issues dynamic positioning (DP) system failure alert
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2014

On May 20, 2014, the U.S. Coast Guard and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) issued a joint alert prompted by a recent failure of


Federal Maritime Commission proposes new rules for Ocean Transportation Intermediaries
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2014

On October 10, 2014, the Federal Maritime Commission issued a notice proposing to amend the rules governing the licensing, financial responsibility


Coast Guard emphasizes new fuel sulfur limits
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2015

On January 1, 2015, the new ultra low sulfur fuel limit went into effect in the North American Emission Control Area (ECA). On March 3, 2015, the U.S


Bill introduced in Congress to permit foreign-built vessels to serve Puerto Rico
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Puerto Rico, USA
  • July 30 2013

On July 25, 2013, Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi of Puerto Rico introduced H.R. 2838 to amend the Jones Act with respect to the transportation bulk cargo


Report seeks Jones Act changes for Puerto Rico
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

In connection with the financing crisis in Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico commissioned a report on changes that can be made to reverse


Shipyard settles False Claims Act charges with SBA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

On October 29, 2014, the United States Department of Justice issued a press release announcing a settlement agreement with North Florida Shipyards


U.S. Coast Guard clarifies Jones Act vessel construction requirements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard issued a ruling on August 27, 2014 to the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. regarding the use of foreign-manufactured items in


U.S. Coast Guard publishes updated Navigation Rules Handbook
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard has published an updated Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbook. The updated Handbook includes the U.S. Inland Navigation


Senator McCain seeks to amend the Jones Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

On January 13, 2015, Senator John McCain of Arizona filed a proposed amendment to draft legislation that would authorize the Keystone XL pipeline


Another roro operator reaches compromise agreement with FMC
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2014

Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores S.A. (CSAV) entered into a compromise agreement with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) and