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Navigating The Recent U.S. Sanctions On COSCO (Dalian) And Other Chinese Companies
The resolution of these designations is likely a bargaining chip in the larger trade negotiations between the United States and China, and is not likely to be resolved at the agency level.
United States
14 Oct 2019
FMC Proposes Eliminating Requirement For Vessel Operators To Publish Essential Terms
FMC Commissioner Rebecca Dye dissented, stating that she would have granted the petition in its entirety.
United States
9 Oct 2019
FMC Approves Dye's Recommendations On Detention And Demurrage, Issues Proposed Interpretive Rule
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) in March 2018 directed Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye to initiate a fact finding investigation (Fact Finding 28) into demurrage and detention practices at U.S. ports.
United States
19 Sep 2019
Expanded Driver Hours Of Service A Response To ELDs, Shows That FMCSA Is Listening To Industry
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a notice of proposed rulemaking, which if made final would allow drivers a bit more flexibility in complying with hours of service requirements.
United States
21 Aug 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms Primacy Of Federal Law On Outer Continental Shelf
U.S. Supreme Court reaffirms primacy of federal law on Outer Continental Shelf holding state law may not be adopted where federal law already addresses the issue.
United States
22 Jul 2019
Open-Loop Scrubber Proponents, Led By CSA 2020, Continue To Dominate The News Narrative For The Time Being
Additional major ship owners, such as Economou's TMS and DryShips, have announced they are proceeding with scrubber orders specifically because of the highly favorable Japanese and DNVGL scrubber studies released...
United States
9 Apr 2019
Supreme Court: Federal Arbitration Act Doesn't Apply To Transportation Independent Contractors
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira substantially impacts the arbitrability of independent contractor misclassification cases in the transportation industry.
United States
24 Jan 2019
FMC Issues Proposed Rule Changes Covering OTI Licensure And Financial Requirements
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has published a series of proposed rule changes covering licensing
United States
18 Jan 2019
FMC Issues Final Rule On Carrier And Marine Terminal Practices For Receiving, Handling Cargo
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has adopted an interpretive rule that tightens certain prohibitions under the 1984 Shipping Act.
United States
15 Jan 2019
FMC Commissioner Issues Final Report For Fact Finding 28
On March 5, 2018, the Federal Maritime Commission directed Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye to initiate a fact finding investigation (Fact Finding 28) into demurrage and detention practices at U.S. ports.
United States
14 Dec 2018
Congress Amends The U.S. Shipping Act, Broadening FMC Regulatory Authority
President Donald Trump, with bipartisan support, signed into law the Federal Maritime Commission Authorization Act of 2017 (the Act) on Dec. 4, 2018, as part of the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 (S. 140).
United States
10 Dec 2018
Important Immigration Proposals By The Trump Administration Impacting Transportation And Infrastructure Companies
H-1B visas are arguably the most common U.S. work visa applicable to all industries.
United States
6 Dec 2018
New California Law Exposes Maritime Sector To Liability For Drayage Carriers Who Owe Drivers
Under an amendment to California labor law becoming effective in January 2019, ocean carriers, MTOs and shippers engaging PDMCs that default on obligations to pay employees will be jointly and severally liable for...
United States
5 Oct 2018
"Sheer" Rejection - Eleventh Circuit Rejects Yellowfin Yacht's Trade Secret Claim
On Aug. 7, 2018, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in favor of Barker Boatworks, LLC, rejecting Yellowfin Yacht's Florida Uniform Trade Secret Act (FUTSA) claim
United States
17 Aug 2018
FMC Issues Final Rules For NVOCC Service And Rate Agreements
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued Final Rules pertaining to Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier
United States
1 Aug 2018
Modern Fish Act Passes U.S. House Of Representatives
In July 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 200, a bill that includes the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017 (Modern Fish Act).
United States
25 Jul 2018
O.W. Bunker Aftermath: Actions Every Owner Should Take to Protect Against Secret Liens
The high-profile collapse of the O.W. Bunker Group has caused havoc in the maritime industry and illustrated the need for owners to take every step possible to avoid allowing any lien for bunkers
United States
4 Jul 2018
Recent Ninth Circuit Decision Elevates Maritime Law Principles Over Bankruptcy Law
In a case decided on March 28, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a maritime lien on a vessel for the "maintenance and cure" ...
United States
4 Jul 2018
Second Circuit Confirms Physical Suppliers Don't Have Maritime Liens
In the legal battle of competing maritime lien claims against vessels whose charterers contracted with O.W. Bunker & Trading A/S or its affiliates in October-November 2014, an important decision was issued on June 13, 2018...
United States
22 Jun 2018
2018 年 6 月 6 日,美国联邦海事委员会("FMC")一致投票(3-0)批准了重大变更,以减轻海运中介机构("OTI")的合规负担,并简化了使用无船承运人("NVOCC"ʌ
United States
8 Jun 2018
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