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Federal maritime commission announces demurrage and detention initiatives

Global - October 14 2021 The Federal Maritime Commission ("FMC") recently announced that it is moving forward with two demurrage and detention related initiatives. The…

Melanie Fridgant, Michael Wray.

Jones Act update: Customs and Border Protection renders first floating offshore wind ruling

USA - September 7 2021 For the first time, U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP"), in Headquarters Ruling H318739 (July 6, 2021) ("HQ Ruling"), applied the Jones Act to…

Courtney Campion, Melanie Fridgant, Glenn Legge, Cade White, Michael Wray.

Federal Maritime Commission enforcement inquiry signals - Increased scrutiny for shipping industry

USA - August 23 2021 The lingering effects of COVID-19 on the global supply chain and related port congestion has impacted multiple stakeholders. The container shipping…

Melanie Fridgant, Michael Wray.

A general introduction to shipping law and practice in USA

USA - June 9 2021 A general introduction to shipping law and commercial practice in USA, including key facts, figures, legislation, regulators and recent developments.

James Brown, Melanie Fridgant, Jeanie Goodwin, Alejandro Mendez, Thomas Nork, Svetlana Sumina, Michael Wray.

Spotlight: shipping contracts in USA

USA - June 9 2021 An overview of key considerations surrounding contracts in the shipping industry in USA, including contracts for shipbuilding and carriage, as well as limitation of liability.

James Brown, Melanie Fridgant, Jeanie Goodwin, Alejandro Mendez, Thomas Nork, Svetlana Sumina, Michael Wray.