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Three more guilty pleas in USCG test score scam

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana reports that three more individuals have pleaded guilty in relation to a test score-fixing scheme at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Regional Exam

CRS issues update on Waterways Commerce Cutter

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has released an updated “In Focus” brief on the U.S. Coast Guard’s Waterways Commerce Cutter (WCC) program, which envisages procuring up to 35 replacements for the Coast

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DOJ: 31 indicted in USCG exam scam

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana reports that 31 people have been indicted on charges related to a test score-fixing scheme at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Regional

EPA’s VIDA rulemaking: One step at a time

On October 26, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officially proposed its new Vessel Incidental Discharge National Standards of Performance. In a Maritime Client Alert, law firm Jones Walker notes that

Golden Ray: Cutting continues

New photographs have been released giving an indication of the progress being made in cutting the wreck of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray into sections. The cuts are being made by