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FMC approves G6 Alliance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2014

On April 2, 2014, the United States Federal Maritime Commission announced that it has unanimously approved the G6 Alliance Agreement among American


House passes Coast Guard Authorization Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2014

On April 1, 2014, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4005, the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Authorization Act of 2014. Among other


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


Coast Guard provides Jones Act foreign rebuilding clarification
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2014

U.S.-flag vessels eligible for the U.S. coastwise (Jones Act) trade cannot be "rebuilt" outside the United States without losing permanently their


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


U.S. Coast Guard clarifies Jones Act vessel construction requirements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard issued a ruling on August 27, 2014 to the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. regarding the use of foreign-manufactured items in


Customs invites reports of Jones Act violations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2014

The United States restricts its domestic maritime trade to qualified U.S.-flag vessels under what is generally referred to as the "Jones Act."


Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation bill introduced
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2014

The Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced a bill entitled the


Coast Guard bill takes aim at maritime liens on fishing permits
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2014

U.S. admiralty courts have held that fishing rights are "appurtenances" of a vessel to which maritime liens will attach, much as they would attach to


Vessel repair duty application for relief denied on procedural grounds
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2014

On July 10, 2014, the Court of International Trade dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction the complaint of Puerto Rico Towing & Barge