10 Years Of Inaction On US-Flag Cargo Preference

Law360 (October 11, 2018, 3:26 PM EDT) -- This October marks 10 years since the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 was signed into law. Section 3511 of the 2009 NDAA granted the U.S. Maritime Administration, or MARAD, increased authority to regulate and enforce the requirements of the Cargo Preference Act of 1954.

The CPA requires at least 50 percent of civilian government-impelled cargoes to be carried on U.S.-flag vessels. In the intervening 10 years, however, MARAD has been unsuccessful in promulgating these congressionally-granted authorities, leaving U.S.-flag carriers and government agency shippers in a constant state of confusion, while preference cargoes continue to dwindle....

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!