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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


P3 Network Agreement may impact U.S. port operations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2014

On March 20, 2014, the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission announced that it has approved the P3 Network Sharing Agreement, FMC Agreement No. 012230


Federal Maritime Commission pursues logistics company for freight irregularities
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2013

The Federal Maritime Commission published a public notice on February 7, 2013 of an Order of Investigation and Hearing regarding United Logistics


Coast Guard revises regulations for vapor control systems
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2013

On July 16, 2013 the Coast Guard published a final rule revising existing safety regulations for facility and vessel vapor control systems to make


Port sued for false claims in PL 480 program
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2012

On October 19, 2012, the U.S. Justice Department filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbua against Jacintoport International LLC in Texas under the False Claims Act


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"


D.C. Court holds coast guard MARPOL security agreements are unreviewable
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2014

On July 18, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a challenge to the U.S. Coast Guard's authority to impose


President signs DOD bill with maritime provisions into law
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2013

On January 2, 2013, the President signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 including a number of provisions of interest


Oil spill facility response plans
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2014

Under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, onshore oil pipeline operators are required to maintain Facility Response Plans in which each operator ensures


Coast Guard seeks comment on interim rule to conform regulations to new vessel garbage disposal requirements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2013

On February 28, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard published an interim rule to account for new MARPOL (International Convention for the Prevention of