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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


President Obama signs Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010 into law
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2010

On July 27, 2010 President Obama signed into law the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010


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


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


USCG final rule exempts U.S. MODUs from submitting NOAs when moving from one OCS block to another
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Final Rule to implement Section 704 of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2012, which specifically


Coast guard issued interim policy guidance for implementing vessel garbage disposal changes
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2013

On February 26, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard issued interim policy guidance for the implementation of new MARPOL (International Convention for the


U.S. Maritime Administration issues draft Marine highway environmental guidance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2014

Congress directed the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) to pursue a Marine Highway Program in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 and


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


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


Supreme Court issues two unanimous decisions affecting labor & employment
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2009

In Union Pac. R.R. Co. v. Bhd. of Locomotive Engineers, No. 08-604 (December 8, 2009), the Court unanimously held that a union’s failure to present evidence of efforts to reach a settlement through “conferencing” did not preclude the National Railroad Adjustment Board from exercising jurisdiction over the union’s claim