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White House Issues Executive Order to Strengthen Cybersecurity at US Ports

On February 21, 2024, the White House issued an executive order implementing various measures to bolster the security of US ports by expanding the US Coast Guard’s authority to regulate maritime cybersecurity, requiring the reporting of cyber incidents and investing in the US port critical infrastructure.… Continue Reading

CBP Issues Another Offshore Wind Scour Protection Ruling

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) expanded its body of offshore wind energy rulings and held that the Jones Act did not prohibit a foreign flagged vessel from transporting and installing scour protection (i.e. rocks) on the bottom of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) during construction of wind turbine generator foundations (WTG). See HQ H327710. Read … Continue Reading

CBP Issues Ruling on Offshore Wind Electrical Cable Installation

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently held that a foreign flagged vessel could install electric transmission cables without violating the coastwise laws. This decision reflects a growing body of CBP rulings that address whether a Jones Act compliant vessel is required for specific aspects of an offshore wind project.… Continue Reading
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