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Barlow v. Liberty Maritime Corp.: The Second Circuit Rejects the Maritime Rescue Doctrine

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The Tulane Maritime Law Journal is proud to present the another installment in a series of forthcoming posts concerning recent developments in admiralty and maritime law written by members of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. *This post has not undergone our full editorial process. By: Judy Fustok Barlow v. Liberty Maritime Corp.: The Second Circuit Rejects the Maritime Rescue Doctrine George Barlow, a third mate of the ... Read More »

The CMI and the Panacea of Uniformity – An Elusive Dream?

Boat Towing (CMI)

Stuart Hetherington | Essay This Article aims to explain the history that led to the formation of the (Comité Maritime International) CMI and to describe the work of the CMI–from which you can draw your own conclusions as to whether it has achieved its founders’ objectives. It will also refer to some of the work in which the CMI is currently engaged, as well as identify areas of possible further ... Read More »

Defending Arctic Drilling Operations Against Environmentalist Pirates

Arctic Oil Rig

James C. Winton and Justin T. Scott | Article This Article addresses the rights of a vessel owner/operator and an oil company engaged in exploration activities in remote Arctic ocean regions to protect its operations against those who would interfere with the vessels being used. It first addresses the scope of duties owed to those who are on board a vessel with the express or implied permission ... Read More »

Flagging the Floating Turbine Unit: Navigating Towards a Registerable, First-Ranking Security Interest in Floating Wind Turbines

Floating Wind Turbine

Alexander Severance and Martin Sandgren | Article This Article explores the possibility of applying existing traditional international and domestic admiralty law to provide an internationally recognized first-ranking security interest in Floating Turbine Units (“FTUs”). If FTUs could be documented and registered as vessels or ships under the maritime laws of a country (flag state), as a general rule, it also should be possible to obtain a ship ... Read More »