February 12, 2018

Currency Shifts

One of the most difficult aspects of international trade is managing exchange rates. The constant shifting of exchange rates can considerably affect where and how trade […]
February 8, 2018

Death on the High Seas Act

In 1920, Congress accounted for the families of those whose loved ones were out at sea who lost their lives by enacting the Death on the […]
February 1, 2018


Recent developments in the East China Sea underscore a balancing test between the need for stronger government regulation of maritime matters versus the need to not […]
January 26, 2018

Outer Continental Shelf Injury

If someone suffers an injury aboard an ocean liner or as a crew member aboard a ship, then it is simple that any case brought by […]
January 17, 2018

Maritime Issues in China

U.S.-Sino trade is at an all-time high. Chinese manufacturers ship over $400 billion worth of products to the United States every year. At the same time, […]
January 11, 2018

Maritime Mortgage and Liens

When purchasing a ship or other water vessel, it makes sense to search for liens that may be encumbering the ship. The Coast Guard is the […]
January 5, 2018

Maritime Security Measures

September 11, 2001 changed the way the world thinks. It many ways, it served as a wakeup call about the importance of security. Terrorist use of […]
December 29, 2017

Maritime Terrorism

On a basic level, the world of maritime is thought of as a means of trade between two groups that are separated by a great distance. […]
December 16, 2017

Jones Act and Puerto Rico

A Bloomberg Report states how the Jones Act is hurting Puerto Rico economically and needs to be changed. Currently, Puerto Rico, in the aftermath of Hurricane […]
December 13, 2017

Sovereign Immunity, Part II

A previous post provided a scenario wherein a foreign ship crashed into an American ship that was hauling cargo. The crash caused a gaping hole in […]