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International Ballast Water Convention to Enter into Force on September 8, 2017
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Global, USA
  • September 9 2016

On September 8, 2016, Finland acceded to the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments triggering


California Fines Ocean Carrier for Fuel Violation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2016

On March 3, 2016, the California Air Resources Board announced that it had fined an ocean carrier $129,500 for failure to switch its engines over to


USCG Security Agreements Subject to Judicial Review
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2015

On December 15, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that the U.S. Coast Guard's assertion of authority to


Shipping company found guilty of MARPOL offenses
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2015

Late on November 6, 2015, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama returned verdicts of guilty against DSD Shipping A.S


Court finds U.S. jurisdiction over foreign vessel
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2015

In a decision issued on September 15, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama followed precedents from a number of courts


Coast Guard makes ballast water compliance easier
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2015

On September 10, 2015, the U.S. Coast Guard issued new ballast water compliance guidance that simplifies and clarifies the process by which vessels


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


Federal court clarifies requirements for private party OPA claims
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2014

On July 17, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reconsidered an earlier ruling in the case of Nguyen v. American


Fifth Circuit rescues first-responders from implied indemnity claim by spiller
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2014

On July 16, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of


U.S. Maritime Administration issues draft Marine highway environmental guidance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2014

Congress directed the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) to pursue a Marine Highway Program in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 and