Ten Points to Rationalize and Restart the United States Maritime Industry
On April 9, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted a stay of the January 1, 2014 deadline for installation of ballast water treatment technology required by the U.S. Environmental Protection...more
The Panama Canal Authority and the GPUC, the construction consortium working on its expansion, have been deadlocked over whether the Canal will pay for $1.6 billion in cost overruns. Construction halted on February 5 due to...more
In a moment as pivotal as the Battle of San Jacinto, groundbreaking reform in Mexico may bring a Lone Star-sized opportunity to the American maritime industry. On December 20, 2013, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto signed...more
When the cargo vessel “Irene EM” grounded on 30 October 2009 in the Gulf of Khambhat, underwriters declined cover as the loss was not caused by a peril of the sea.
The term “perils of the seas” refers only to...more
European Commission updates the European safety list of banned airlines - The European Commission has updated for the 22nd time the European list of air lines subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions...more
The Department of Transportation Executive Summary Draft Fiscal Year 2014-2018 Strategic Plan was just issued for comments with very little mention of maritime.
Dr. Cartner issued a white paper that outlines a 10 Point Plan...more
Up until 18 September 2006, maritime transport services were exempt from the EU competition rules in respect of liner conferences. In addition, cabotage and international tramp vessel services were exempt from the...more
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