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New rules proposed for Maritime Security Program
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

On August 5, 2015, the U.S. Maritime Administration proposed new rules for the U.S. Maritime Security Program (MSP). MSP secures the services of 60


Vessel repair duty application for relief denied on procedural grounds
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2014

On July 10, 2014, the Court of International Trade dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction the complaint of Puerto Rico Towing & Barge


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


Jones Act challenge fails
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit turned away a challenge to the Jones Act on July 30, 2015. The case, brought in Hawaii by certain


Fuel blending ruling could impact Jones Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2015

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently released to the public a private ruling on the relationship between offshore fuel blending and the Jones


CBP narrows casualty exception to U.S. vessel repair duties
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2015

A 50 ad valorem duty applies to foreign repairs to U.S.-flag vessels unless the repairs are made in a country exempted by virtue of a free trade


Jones Act again tied to crude oil exports
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2015

The U.S. Congress continues to consider whether to reverse the 1975 ban on crude oil exports prompted by the U.S. shale oil renaissance. That


Customs narrows Jones Act fuel blending guidance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

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


Customs issues Jones Act ruling on inland dredging
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2013

Customs and Border Protection recently released a June 26, 2013 ruling regarding the use of a foreign-built, floating amphibious device used for


Customs affirms "voyage-to-nowhere" Jones Act exception
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2013

In a ruling issued on July 22, Customs and Border Protection affirmed the application of the "voyage-to-nowhere" exception to the Jones Act in