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U.S. Coast Guard proposes expanded OCS reporting requirements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard has proposed expanding the casualty reporting requirements applicable to facilities operating on the U.S. Outer Continental


Supreme Court rules floating non-motorized home not a "vessel"
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

In a 7-2 case decided on January 15, 2013, the United States Supreme Court held in Lozman v. Riviera Beach that a floating non-motorized home docked


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


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


Coast Guard proposes expanding safety management requirements to offshore vessels
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2013

On September 10, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comments on the proposed expansion of safety


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


Coast guard and BSEE update mobile offshore drilling unit responsibilities
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2013

On June 4, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) announced their execution of a Memorandum of


U.S. Maritime Administration to broaden government guarantee financing criteria
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2014

Title XI of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 grants the U.S. Maritime Administration authority to guarantee indebtedness incurred to construct vessels


New Jersey’s quest for a Jones Act waiver
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2014

It has been reported that the State of New Jersey requested on February 13, 2014 a waiver of the requirement to transport merchandise in the U.S


Customs narrows use of foreign tugs outside U.S. waters
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a ruling on May 30, 2014 regarding the application of U.S. towing laws to the movement of a mobile offshore