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Court dismisses ro-ro class action as preempted by Shipping Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2015

On August 28, 2015, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed the consolidated class action complaint filed on behalf


Coast guard clarifies U.S.-build Jones Act requirement for work platforms
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

For a vessel to qualify to operate in the U.S. coastwise trade (Jones Act) it must be built in the United States which means that all major


LNG export U.S.-flag requirement defeated in Congress
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

On January 28, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives rejected an amendment offered by Rep. John Garamendi from California to require that U.S. LNG


Congress enacts Strategic Petroleum Reserve Jones Act waiver provision
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2011

On November 18, President Obama signed into law an appropriations bill for fiscal year 2012 (which started on October 1, 2011) for the Department of Agriculture and other agencies including the U.S. Maritime Administration


New Jersey passes vehicle data recorder privacy law
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recently signed into law restrictions regarding access to vehicle recording devices installed by vehicle manufacturers


Federal maritime commission highlights uptick in enforcement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2015

On August 4, 2015, the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission issued a press release highlighting the collection of $1.3 million in penalty payments from


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


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


U.S. Maritime Administration proposes to amend its fishing vessel regulations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2014

On June 10, 2014, the U.S. Maritime Administration proposed amending its regulations governing the documentation of large U.S.-flag fishing vessels


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