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A 3L’s Day at Gard North America

  Allison Skopec’s impressions of her day of training at Gard P&I as seen in the TIPS AMLC Fall 2017 newsletter: Allison’s full publication, Learning to Love Blockchain Schooner Rather than Later can be found here.   Allison discussed her paper with the TIPS AMLC Fall Committee Meeting in Miami (Oct. 12, 2017) (Back row […]

Tulane Comes to Panama…II

Our Tulane Maritime Law Conference in Panama was a huge success. The Tulane Maritime Law Center in conjunction with the Maritime Law Association of Panama put on a maritime law seminar called “Tulane Comes to Panama II.” Roberto Roy, the Minister for Canal Affairs for the Republic of Panama, gave the keynote address. Later that […]

The 2017 Houston Marine Insurance Seminar showcases innovative approaches to risk in the wake of Harvey

By: Chelsea Crews, Senior Articles Editor (Sept. 21, 2017) The 2017 Houston Marine Insurance Seminar was held this week in Houston, Texas. The Tulane Maritime Law Journal was there in force, with two current senior members volunteering on Monday and alumni present as attendees. The Seminar, organized by Marine Insurance Seminars, Inc.,[1] attracted more than 500 […]

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Electronic Bills of Lading: A Never-Ending Story?

Over the last few decades, computer software and web-based operations have sparked the rise of paperless transactions, shaping how people communicate, organize information, and do business. However, the shipping industry has failed to catch on. For years now, legal maritime commentators have urged the shipping industry to embrace electronic technology expeditiously. 2 Regardless, paper documents […]