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Husch Blackwell LLP

Shippers, NVOCCs, Ocean Carriers, And Other Port Players To Be Liable To Port Drayage Drivers Under New California Legislation...

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On September 22, 2018, Bill (SB-1402) was signed into law in California to become effective January 1, 2019. That law will make a “Customer” that engages or uses “a port drayage motor carrier” jointly and severally liable...more

Holland & Knight LLP

DOT Publishes Long-Awaited Final Rule on Air Charter Brokers

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On Sept. 17, 2018, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) completed its rulemaking on air charter brokers, after it had been pending for five years. The Final Rule, which becomes effective on Feb. 14, 2019, creates a new...more

King & Jurgens, L.L.C.

International Maritime Organization Reaches Deal to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ships

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Shipping regulators have concluded on a plan for reducing carbon dioxide emissions for ships. International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulators have agreed that the shipping industry should cut carbon emissions by a...more

White and Williams LLP

Carmack Amendment Loss Claims Should Indicate a Specified or Determinable Amount of Money

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In N.Y. Marine & Gen. Ins. Co. v. Estes Express Lines, Inc., 719 Fed. Appx. 691 (9th Cir. 2018), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Appeals Court) addressed the question of whether an insurer, N.Y....more

White and Williams LLP

New York Federal Court Holds That the Montreal Convention Does Not Allow a Party to Recover Inspection Costs Where Cargo Suffers...

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In Indemnity Ins. Co. of N. Am. v. Agility Logistics Corp., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 104179 (S.D.N.Y.), the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York considered the “novel question” of whether the...more

Holland & Knight LLP

No Recovery for Inspection Costs of Undamaged Cargo Under the Montreal Convention

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The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently addressed a novel question concerning inspection costs under the Montreal Convention (MC). In Indemnity Ins. Co. of N. Am. v. Agility Logistics Corp.,...more

Holland & Knight LLP

FMC Issues Final Rules for NVOCC Service and Rate Agreements

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• The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued Final Rules pertaining to Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) Service Agreements (NSAs) and Negotiated Rate Agreements (NRAs) that will become effective Aug. 22,...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

New FMC Regulations Effective August 22, 2018

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WHEN? The Federal Maritime Commission by Final Rule issued July 19, 2018 took final rules to simplify freight pricing requirements for Non-vessel Operating Common Carriers (“NVOCCs”) by establishing changes to Negotiated Rate...more

Allen & Overy LLP

Shipping ECA finance 2018 edition

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The report examines financing trends, opportunities and risks in the ECA supported shipping and offshore sectors with a particular focus on three key market sectors: cruise ships, floating production storage and offloading...more

Nossaman LLP

Construction Begins On Port Of Savannah $125M Rail-Served Logistics Campus

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A joint venture lead by Capital Development Partners, an industrial real estate and infrastructure development company, has begun construction on a $125 million logistics campus at the Port of Savannah in Georgia, known as...more

Blank Rome LLP

Mainbrace: June 2018 (No. 2)

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What #MeToo Means for the Maritime World - The #MeToo movement has shone new attention on issues for employers in the maritime industry seeking to ensure that seafarers and shore-based personnel can participate in a work...more

Blank Rome LLP

Coastwise Trade in the United States

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The Jones Act restricts the transportation of merchandise between coastwise points to vessels that are owned, operated and controlled by US citizens. The purpose of the Jones Act is to ensure that US domestic trade is carried...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Report on Boston Harbor Climate Resilience Plan Just Released

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The Boston Green Ribbon Commission just released its 250-page Report on Feasibility of Harbor-wide Barrier Systems, finding that shore-based climate adaptation solutions have significant advantages over harbor-wide strategies...more

Holland & Knight LLP

White House Opens Public Comment Period Seeking to Harmonize Shipping Regulations

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• The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) is soliciting public comment on ways to reduce regulatory costs and restrictions on the U.S. maritime industry. • For maritime industry stakeholders,...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Blockchain Uses in Transportation

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Blockchain technology is most well-known for its use with cryptocurrencies, however, it has wider potential applications in other sectors beyond that of banking and financial services. It is being evaluated for uses in the...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Cargo Thieves Get More Sophisticated by Going Back to the Basics

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Technology in today's world has radically changed the threats that companies face. In the transportation industry, technology is increasingly used by cargo thieves when they break into shipping containers. While an amateur...more

Benesch

In-Transit Freight Finance: The WHY and HOW for Leveraging Every Container

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Global supply chains present unique opportunities for large shippers and their lenders to negotiate credit agreements. Lending against in-transit freight, in particular, allows a shipper to expand its asset base to include...more

Benesch

InterConnect - Winter 2018

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We have found that more and more of our clients are involved in e-commerce fulfillment, distribution and last-mile services. We handle sophisticated issues in this sector every single day, including drafting and negotiating...more

Liskow & Lewis

FBA Provides Update on Maritime Developments in New Orleans and the Lower Mississippi River Region

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I attended a great meeting yesterday at the Port of New Orleans hosted by the FBA Admiralty Law Committee. Here are some bullets and takeaways, which are certainly of interest to anyone in the maritime industry along the...more

Holland & Knight LLP

FMC To Investigate Demurrage Charge Practices

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In the wake of a hearing held by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) in January regarding detention, demurrage, and per diem charges, the FMC voted on Monday, March 5, to launch an investigation focusing on the practices of...more

Liskow & Lewis

Louisiana Supreme Court Upholds Expropriation of Commercial Venture

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In a decision announced this week, the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality and method of compensation for the expropriation by a governmental body of property owned by an ongoing commercial venture. In St....more

Nossaman LLP

Port of Long Beach Approves Pier B On-dock Rail Facility, Allowing Faster and Greener Ship to Rail Cargo Movement

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On January 22, the Port of Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved construction of an on-dock rail facility that will allow the faster movement of cargo with lower environmental impacts, port officials said in a...more

Benesch

IATA-FIATA Pilots New Airline/Forwarder Relationship

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Airlines and air forwarders are changing their global relationship for the first time in decades with the launch of a new International Air Transport Association (IATA) and International Federation of Freight Forwarders’...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Battery Development in the Auto Industry Leads to Electrification of Ships and Planes

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With the release of the new Tesla semi-truck in November, the public’s attention was captured with the idea of emission-free movement of freight. In the United States, over 70% of freight is carried at some point by truck,...more

White & Case LLP

Maritime and offshore restructuring in Singapore: A safe harbour?

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The new laws have made Singapore more attractive for companies looking to restructure, but will it become the jurisdiction of choice for Asian debt restructurings? The maritime and offshore (M&O) sector has endured almost...more

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