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Winston & Strawn LLP
The closure of the Colonial Pipeline has given rise to discussions about whether the U.S. "Jones Act" should be waived to permit foreign tank vessels to transported refined petroleum products...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The U.S. Navy has requested nearly $580 million for fiscal year 2021 for the research and development of multiple types of autonomous vessels, which are described simply as unmanned vessels.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The widow of a sea captain recently settled a coronavirus-related maritime lawsuit – the first of its kind filed in Louisiana – leaving unclear the extent to which a maritime employer may be held liable in connection with contraction of the virus.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Between March 23 and 29, 2021, the Suez Canal was blocked when Ever Given – a 1312-foot-long cargo ship – ran aground in high winds and a sandstorm, wedging itself across the canal.
Holland & Knight
With President Joe Biden's 100th-day milestone approaching on April 30, 2021, the U.S. Coast Guard is holding a steady course on its expectations, including those related to environmental stewardship, innovation and cybersecurity.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
(April 2021) - With the continued spread of COVID-19 and the likelihood of burgeoning claims, the Department of Labor has directed some guidance to employers...
Lane Powell
In March, the International Maritime Organization ("IMO") announced the release of the Ship-Port Interface Guide (the "Guide")1 for the purpose of reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions ("GHG").
Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP
Get ready to sail the high seas with Butler Partner and host, Aaron Jacobs and co-host, Craig Sylvester with Jensen Hughes, as they discuss the factors and circumstances that should be...
Holland & Knight
International seaborne transportation is a primary driver of international trade and the global economy, with approximately 80 percent of global trade by volume carried by ships at sea.
Winston & Strawn LLP
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has announced it will undertake a review of ocean carrier charges for access to common carrier tariffs.
Miller Friel
It may have taken 10 years and more than a million workers to build the 120-mile-long Suez Canal,1 but as the world recently learned it only takes 1 ship to block it.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
There may be a misconception in the public that the transition from President Donald Trump to President Joe Biden would be a net negative for those with business in the defense sector.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On March 25, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced that it will pay approximately $6.5 million to more than 500,000 consumers who were affected by online fashion retailer...
Winston & Strawn LLP
On March 31, 2021, the Biden Administration announced "The American Jobs Plan" to build and re-build America's infrastructure.
Winston & Strawn LLP
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issues rulings on, among other things, the application of U.S. coastwise laws (popularly referred to as the "Jones Act") to vessel movements and activities in U.S. waters.
Reed Smith
Congress recently affirmed that the Jones Act applies to offshore windfarms. It did so via amendment to the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (the "OCSLA")...
Reed Smith
After considering whether to implement a COVID-19 testing requirement for domestic travel, including air travel, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") recently stated...
K2 Integrity
In recent years, importers, exporters, and their financial institutions have shifted away from traditional, document-based trade finance instruments and toward non-documentary, "open account"...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Thomas Tobin (Partner-White Plains, NY) and Daniel Braude (Partner-White Plains, NY) authored their third article in a series on National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigations
Braumiller Law Group, PLLC
There are reasons to be optimistic about the economies of the world bouncing back from the pandemic in 2021, and at the same time, the major push to restock ....
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