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Throughout the world, shipowners and operators, shippers, builders, waterfront facilities, and their counsel trust Blank Rome to guide them safely through the hazards of
Our maritime regulatory compliance team anticipates challenges and prepares you before problems arise. We can advise you on the requirements, audit your operations, and develop compliance and training programs that help protect you in the event of environmental or security incidents, or violations of regulations. We can also provide training for your shoreside and shipboard employees to help ensure they understand requirements—as well as the potential pitfalls.
We routinely work with the U.S. Coast Guard, Maritime Administration, F
Blank Rome's maritime regulatory practice for both
Blank Rome performs services related to all types of vessels—from tankers, cargo ships, and bulk carriers to tugs/barges, cruise ships, and smaller passengers vessels and yachts. These services involve maritime casualty and environmental response; compliance counseling and training programs; defense of administrative enforcement actions, such as detentions and notices of violation; providing advice on outer continental shelf activities and citizenship; ship scrapping; and issues associated with ship registration, inspection, and manning.
We also counsel and guide you through the complexities of complying with