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.
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
After five years and $276,263.36 in payments, Transocean Deepwater, Inc., discovered that Wallace Boudreaux had no right to maintenance and cure. Boudreaux failed to disclose a previous back injury, which he allegedly injured while working for Transocean. Acknowledging a valid McCorpen defense, the district court granted Transocean’s unopposed motion for partial summary judgment on Boudreaux’s […]
Blue Whale Corporation (Blue Whale) entered into a charterparty with Grand China Shipping Development Company (Grand China), a Chinese company, in May 2011. The charterparty provided that Blue Whale would transport 250,000 metric tons of iron ore from Brazil to China on Blue Whale’s Liberian-registered vessel. Blue Whale alleged that Grand China failed to pay […]
The dredge MIKE HOOKS began dredging operations near the Wax Lake intersection of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) in the early morning of May 31, 2008. The towboat CAP’N TOMMIE VIZIER JR. served as picket boat, assisting the dredge and passing vessel traffic. The current was particularly strong due to strong winds and high water […]