Union President Not Engaged in Maritime Employment Under LHWCA
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled that a union president is not engaged in maritime employment for purposes of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA).
Bills Introduced re Dumping of Dredged Material
Senator Clinton (D-NY) and Rep. Bishop (D-NY) introduced companion bills, the Long Island Sound Protection Act (S. 2482 and H.R. 4482) to amend the Marine Protection…
Training & Qualifications for Crew on Passenger Ships on international voyages
The U.S. Coast Guard has made final (without change) the interim rule published on October 30, 2002, establishing requirements of training and certification for masters…
Advance electronic cargo information FAQ
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued an updated set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) relating to advance electronic cargo information requirements of the Trade Act of 2002.
Stelmar Comments on Pearlmar
The M/T Pearlmar, operated by Stelmar Tankers was inspected by US customs authorities on June 9, 2004 after arriving from Esmeraldas, Ecuador. Between 70 and 100…
Higorani Appointed GM at Americas Systems
Manager, Products, for transportation management solutions. Mr. manufacturers, importers and exporters. Systems¹ Morristown, N.J., headquarters. team,² said Michael Simon, Americas Systems President.
Bill introduced re ballast water management
Senator Inouye (D-HI) introduced the Ballast Water Management Act of 2004 (S. 2490) to amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990…