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•Sen. John McCain's proposed "Open America's Waters Act of 2017" is the Arizona Republican's fourth effort to eliminate or sharply pare back Jones Act cabotage restrictions in the past eight years.
Holland & Knight
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke has issued an extension of the original Sept. 8 Jones Act waiver to Sept. 22.
Holland & Knight
Phillips 66 is seeking a waiver to facilitate resupply at its 260,000 barrel-per-day Alliance refinery at Belle Chasse...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The September 2017 issue of Transportation News & Insights looks at claims of distracted driving, the importance of regulatory compliance for logistics companies, and protecting insurer-obtained statements...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The court summarily rejected UPS's defense that its large size and compartmentalized organizational structure made it impossible to establish that it knowingly violated any New York regulations.
Holland & Knight
The massive short-term disruption of refinery operations and ocean shipping on the U.S. Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey may spur oil industry requests for a waiver of the Jones Act...
Holland & Knight
Sen. John McCain's proposed "Open America's Waters Act of 2017" is the Arizona Republican's fourth effort to eliminate or sharply pare back Jones Act cabotage restrictions in the past eight years.
Holland & Knight
But Major Regulatory Compliance Challenges and Jurisdictional Uncertainties Remain
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Lookout provides readers with a snapshot of some important changes on the horizon that the Admiralty, Maritime & Energy Practice at Lewis Brisbois is monitoring.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On April 19, 2017, the Fifth Circuit in Halle v. Galliano Marine Serv., LLC issued on opinion reiterating that a"seaman" under the FLSA is not equivalent to a Jones Act seaman...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A U.S. shipping company agreed to pay a $518,063 penalty to settle potential liability concerning alleged violations of the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations.
Poyner Spruill LLP
When the USS John S. McCain collided with the tanker Alnic MC near Singapore, it was the third such collision this summer.
Holland & Knight
Despite the alleged softening of the maritime industry since 2008-09, the volume of waterborne trade continues to rise.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Over a four-justice dissent, the Texas Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals and held that a drill ship undergoing a conversion was not a "vessel in navigation"...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In July 2017, the Coast Guard released its changes to the Marine Safety Manual (MSM), Volume III, governing Marine Industry Personnel.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Fifth Circuit issued on opinion reiterating that a "seaman" under the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is not equivalent to a Jones Act seaman, and decided an issue of first impression – whether remotely operated vehicle (ROV) technicians are seaman under the FLSA.
Clyde & Co
On August 7, 2017, the U.S. Coast Guard ("USCG") Office of Port and Facility Compliance released a "Content Preview of the Passenger Operation Cybersecurity Framework Profile" ("the Preview").
K&L Gates
On Thursday, August 3, Admiral Mark Buzby was confirmed by voice vote by the United States Senate to become the Administrator of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD).
Holland & Knight
Cybersecurity risks to the nation's critical infrastructure (CI) – defined as 17 CI sectors, including the transportation and maritime sector – continue to grow exponentially.
Bowditch & Dewey
Last Summer, a Florida brewery made national headlines by announcing an innovation: biodegradable six-pack rings.
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Poyner Spruill LLP
When the USS John S. McCain collided with the tanker Alnic MC near Singapore, it was the third such collision this summer.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A U.S. shipping company agreed to pay a $518,063 penalty to settle potential liability concerning alleged violations of the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Fifth Circuit issued on opinion reiterating that a "seaman" under the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is not equivalent to a Jones Act seaman, and decided an issue of first impression – whether remotely operated vehicle (ROV) technicians are seaman under the FLSA.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The court summarily rejected UPS's defense that its large size and compartmentalized organizational structure made it impossible to establish that it knowingly violated any New York regulations.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Lookout provides readers with a snapshot of some important changes on the horizon that the Admiralty, Maritime & Energy Practice at Lewis Brisbois is monitoring.
Holland & Knight
Sen. John McCain's proposed "Open America's Waters Act of 2017" is the Arizona Republican's fourth effort to eliminate or sharply pare back Jones Act cabotage restrictions in the past eight years.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On April 19, 2017, the Fifth Circuit in Halle v. Galliano Marine Serv., LLC issued on opinion reiterating that a"seaman" under the FLSA is not equivalent to a Jones Act seaman...
Holland & Knight
The massive short-term disruption of refinery operations and ocean shipping on the U.S. Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey may spur oil industry requests for a waiver of the Jones Act...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In July 2017, the Coast Guard released its changes to the Marine Safety Manual (MSM), Volume III, governing Marine Industry Personnel.
Holland & Knight
But Major Regulatory Compliance Challenges and Jurisdictional Uncertainties Remain
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