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 »
Please join us for a presentation of selected works from Volume 40 of the Tulane Maritime Law Journa...
The second issue of Volume 39 of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal is now available. A big thank you t...
The Tulane Maritime Law Journal is proud to present another installment in a series of forthcoming p...
The first issue of Volume 39 of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal is now available in both print and digital format. A big thank you to all of our authors and editors! To purchase a print edition, please visit here. To purchase a digital copy, please visit here. Read More »
The Tulane Maritime Law Journal is proud to present an update to our post created by our Caitlin Baroni concerning recent developments in admiralty and maritime law. Read More »
Please join us for a presentation of selected works from Volume 39 of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. This event is being graciously hosted by Liskow & Lewis and is being presented by the Tulane Maritime Law Journal in conjunction with the Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association. We hope you will be able to make ... Read More »
The Tulane Maritime Law Journal is proud to present another installment in a series of posts created by our members concerning recent developments in admiralty and maritime law. Read More »
The Tulane Maritime Law Journal would like to congratulate Laura Beck, a 3L Senior Member of the Journal, for her citation in McBride v. Estis Well Service, L.L.C., an en banc decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that was released late last week. Judge Edith Clement favorably cites Laura’s Case Note, entitled Punitive Damages Stow Away in the Fifth Circuit: McBride v. Estis ... Read More »
Vincent J.G. Power | Article Traditionally, there have been two sources of maritime law: national maritime law and international maritime law. Today, however, there is a third source, namely, European Union (EU) maritime law. EU maritime law is not national maritime law because the EU is not a nation. Nor is it international law because the EU is not simply a network of international treaties but is instead sui ... Read More »
Robert D. Peltz | Article Twenty-six cruise lines headquartered in North America, which form the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), presently sail 225 ships throughout the world. In addition, numerous cargo ships, tankers, and other vessels are operated by companies maintaining their bases of operations in the United States. As a result, it is not uncommon for these vessels periodically to pass in the vicinity of distressed ships ... Read More »
Matthew H. Ammerman | Essay This Essay will focus on (1) changes to the statutes governing removal of lawsuits by the “Federal Courts Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act of 2011” (Clarification Act) and (2) how those changes have been interpreted by courts within the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s jurisdiction. The Clarification Act makes removal of maritime personal injury claims easier, especially when ... Read More »
The second issue of Volume 38 of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal is now available in both print and digital format. Purchase yours today! Read More »