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Taxation of Marine Shipping Income: A Critique of U.S. Tax Laws in the Energy Transport Industry

Tax Forms

As a converted World War II Liberty freighter, the METHANE PIONEER, with her balsa wood supports and plywood insulation, made a courageous transatlantic voyage in 1959 from Lake Charles, Louisiana, to Canvey Island, United Kingdom, to deliver the world’s first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG). This successful crossing helped the maritime practice strengthen its image in the oil and natural gas industry and reassured ... Read More »

Regal-Beloit Revisited in the Reverse


In its landmark 2010 decision in Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. v. Regal-Beloit Corp., the United States Supreme Court held that the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA or Act), and not the Carmack Amendment (Carmack or Amendment), governed the inland rail segment of an inbound (overseas import) multimodal shipment under a through bill of lading. In the opinion drafted by Justice Kennedy, the Court ... Read More »

PRC Shipbuilding Disputes in London Arbitration: The Threat of Parallel Proceedings in China and the Consequences and Possible Alternatives

Chinese Ship

Much is written about the legal system in China and how on the one hand it is biased in favour of local parties and on the other hand it is no more than a tool of the state. Recent cases in the maritime courts in China may give some support to the first view. This Article will review how those cases have arisen and explore ... Read More »

Senior Member’s Case Note Cited in Fifth Circuit Opinion

Estes Rig 23

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 »

A Presentation of Selected Works from Volume 38 of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal


Please join us for a presentation of selected works from Volume 38 Read More »