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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 Announces Final TWIC Electronic Reader Requirements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2016

The U.S. Coast Guard published its Final Rule on electronic reader requirements for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential on August 23


Customs Issues Jones Act Vessel Definition & “Any Part” of Transportation Rulings
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued two rulings on April 13, 2016, clarifying the application of the U.S. Jones Act to a power plant barge and


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


Senate committee urges stepped up Jones Act enforcement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

On June 26, 2014, the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations issued its report accompanying the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill


European shipowners seek Jones Act changes in trade negotiations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2014

The Secretary General of the European Community Shipowners' Associations announced on July 16, 2014 that, in the context of the commencement of the


Bankruptcy court limits federal maritime jurisdiction over Shipping Act violations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2012

On February 10, 2012, Judge Sean H. Lane of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York issued a ruling in a Chapter 15 bankruptcy proceeding where The Containership Company (TCC) is the debtor


Congressional report seeks heightened U.S. Gulf of Mexico Jones Act enforcement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2012

On May 22, 2012, the Senate Committee on Appropriations reported the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2013


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


Coast Guard seeks to clarify guidance on how public companies comply with the Jones Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2012

On November 26, 2012, the U.S. Coast Guard published guidance on how public companies comply with U.S. citizenship requirements applicable to vessel owners or operators engaged in the U.S. coastwise trade (generally referred to as the "Jones Act"