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Just when you thought you fully understood MARPOL Annex V garbage regulations
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • Global, USA
  • November 14 2012

For years, the focus with regard to MARPOL Annex V has been the continued expansion of special areas and stricter enforcement


U.S. implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (“MLC 2006”) was adopted by the International Labor Organization (“ILO”) at the 94th Maritime Session of the


The Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2011

The Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 (Public Law No. 111-281, October 15, 2010) (the "Authorization Act") was signed into law by President Obama on October 15, 2010


Another offshore safety management system
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2013

On September 10, 2013, the Coast Guard issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rule Making ("ANPRM") outlining its intent to promulgate regulations that


Coast Guard finalizes last minute guidance on implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2013

On August 6, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard published a Notice of Availability in the Federal Register announcing the availability of Navigation and


U.S. Coast Guard marine casualty reporting guidance and proposed reporting enhancements offshore
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Notice of Availability and Request for Comments (“Notice”) on January 14, 2014 for a draft Navigation and Vessel


EPA proposes draft technical guidance for determining quantities of PCBS in vessels subject to Marad's foreign transfer requirements
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2013

New Development The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) is seeking comments on draft guidance intended to assist shipowners in


Key salvage issues for 2013 - and beyond
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

It is time to pause to look behind us, to see what has been accomplished in 2012, and over the horizon, for what needs to be accomplished in 2013. I


Nontank vessel response plan Final Rulefinally
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2013

The U.S. Coast Guard issued its long-awaited Final Rule addressing nontank vessel response plans ("NTVRP") on September 30, 2013. The Final Rule


Considerations and new policy guidance related to extensions to the implementation schedule for ballast water management systems
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2013

On September 25, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard published CG-OES Policy Letter No. 1301 (“Policy Letter No. 13-01”) providing guidance on how to submit