MAY 15, 2015 — Shipowners with any kind of legal dispute with an Iranian entity would be well advised to steer clear of waters patrolled by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Navy. That
MAY 6, 2015 — The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) yesterday issued a guidance regarding travel between the United States and Cuba covering on which individuals may be transported
DECEMBER 17, 2014 — President Barack Obama today announced what look to be significant steps to normalize relations with Cuba. Although he unveiled a significant rolling back of restrictions, it is unclear
AUGUST 22, 2014 — Copenhagen, Denmark, headquartered DFDS Seaways is feeling the impact of the sanctions tit for tat between the EU and Russia resulting from Russia’s actions in Ukraine and Korea.
JULY 16, 2014—Ukraine has now put into effect a directive that formally closes sea ports in the Crimean region to international shipping. This affects the following ports: Kerch Theodosia Sevastopol Yalta Evpatoria
APRIL 2, 2014 – The U.S. Coast Guard yesterday issued an updated Port Security Advisory (PSA) for Libya. It comes not too long after the incident in which U.S. Navy SEALS took
JANUARY 27, 2014 — Matthew J. Thomas has joined the Washington, D.C. office of law firm Blank Rome as a partner in the maritime, international trade, and public contracts group. Mr. Thomas
AUGUST 9, 2013 — Iran sanctions watchdog United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) has applauded German shipping company Reederei Rudolf Schepers GmbH & Co KG Last month, UANI wrote to Reederei Rudolf Schepers,
JULY 31, 2013 — The latest prominent shipowner to attract the attention of United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) is Italy’s Ignazio Messina & Co. SpA. According to UANI, Ignazio Messina operates container
JULY 23, 2013 — Greek shipowner Victor Restis now has more immediate problems than the suggestions by United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) that he has been involved in Iran sanctions busting. Mr.