Avast! Move over, Blackbeard and Long John Silver. How about a real-life modern pirate story? Clay, a TMLJ junior member and former Navy officer, recounts her experience encountering Somali pirates while serving aboard the U.S.S. Ashland in TMLJ’s newest Member Spotlight. Read Below:
By: Chelsea Crews, Senior Articles Editor Early last year, the American shipping sector noted with approval that the newly-elected President Trump’s cabinet boasted the deepest maritime background in decades (or, arguably, ever). This, combined with the President’s focus on improving American infrastructure, gave observers hope that American ports would be a priority of the new […]
By: Allison Skopec (TLS ’18) featured in the Federal Bar Association Transportation Law Section’s Fall 2017 newsletter.
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 […]
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 […]
By: Chelsea Crews (TMLJ Senior Articles Editor) & Allison Skopec (TMLJ Senior Online Editor) October 16, 2017, 21:08 CDT We sat down with Charlie Papavizas to discuss how the Jones Act has (or hasn’t) affected disaster relief efforts in the Caribbean and the political spotlight §27 has recently attracted. TMLJ: Hi Charlie. Thank you for […]