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U.S. Coast Guard Issues Jones Act Build and Rebuilt Guidance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2017

U.S. maritime laws generally referred to as the ��Jones Act” restrict U.S. domestic commerce to U.S.-built vessels. Once qualified, a U.S.-built vessel


Buy American Push and U.S. Shipbuilding
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2017

On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed Executive Order 13788 (the Order) to promote greater enforcement of U.S. buy American laws. On June 30


Congress Proposes Replacing Reserve Fleet with Foreign-Built Vessels
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2017

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 (H.R. 2810), reported favorably by the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services


U.S. Maritime Administration Requests Study of Its Role
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2017

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) commissioned a “Maritime Alignment Study” from the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) in May


Coast Guard Authorization Bill Approved by House Committee
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

On May 24, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017, H


Customs Withdraws Notice of Substantial Offshore Industry Jones Act Changes
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2017

On January 18, 2017, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) proposed revising almost 30 Jones Act interpretive rulings going back to 1976. CBP’s


Historic Jones Act Fine Levied
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2017

Federal lawgenerally known as the Jones Act and a part of the Merchant Marine Act, 1920 restrict U.S. maritime coastwise trade to qualified U.S


Customs Proposes Substantial Offshore Industry Jones Act Changes
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

On January 18, 2017, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) proposed revising almost 30 Jones Act interpretive rulings going back to 1976. CBP’s


SPR Oil Sale Requires Use of Jones Act Vessels
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2017

On January 9, 2017, the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Project Management Office of the U.S. Department of Energy issued a Notice of Sale for eight


Polar Code Goes Into Effect
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Canada, Global, USA
  • January 5 2017

On January 1, 2017, the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters, known as the “Polar Code,” went into effect. The Polar Code is a long