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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


Study casts doubt on short sea shipping
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

U.S. policy makers have been considering the viability of short sea shipping for more than 20 years as a means of taking traffic off of crowded U.S


Federal court clarifies requirements for private party OPA claims
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2014

On July 17, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reconsidered an earlier ruling in the case of Nguyen v. American


Maritime provisions enacted in US defense legislation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2009

On Oct. 8, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010


Senate approves Coast Guard authorization bill setting stage for conference with the House of Representatives
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2010

On May 7, 2010, the US Senate passed a House version of a Coast Guard authorization bill (HR 3619), setting the stage for enactment of the service's first reauthorization since 2006


U.S. district court upholds Coast Guard’s Matson foreign rebuild determinations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2009

On December 4, 2009, a federal district court in Virginia entered judgment in favor of the U.S. Coast Guard and Matson Navigation Company, Inc. in a long-running vessel foreign rebuild case


New Federal Maritime Commission practice rules
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2012

The Federal Maritime Commission amended its Rules of Practice and Procedure (FMC Rules) on October 10, 2012, effective November 12, 2012


Federal court knocks down challenge to EPA's nationwide discharge permit
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) exempted incidental vessel discharges in U.S. waters for more than 30 years under the Clean Water Act until 2009


Coast Guard finalizes U.S.-flag piracy self-defense guidance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2011

On July 6, 2011, the U.S. Coast Guard finalized its policy regarding permissible self-defense measures for U.S.-flag vessels faced with the threat of piracy


House transportation leadership proposes maritime title to highway bill
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2011

Chairman John Mica of Florida announced on July 7, 2011 his plans for a renewed surface transportation authorization bill usually referred to as the "highway bill."