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Mainbrace Live: All Aboard! Maritime Environmental Update and the Role of Insurance in Ship Finance

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Blank Rome’s internationally recognized Maritime & International Trade practice group presents a new series of informative CLE webinars on hot topics in the shipping industry. The series will feature up-and-coming talent in the firm. Sessions will include:

  • USCG Issues during a Marine Casualty

  • COGSA Fundamentals and Time Bars

  • Decarbonization

  • Role of Insurance in Ship Finance

  • Jones Act Update, VIDA/VGP Status, and Enforcement Trends

  • Maritime Liens

  • Arrest Fundamentals and Acceptable Security Terms

  • State and Federal Court Distinctions and Admiralty Jurisdiction

  • Limitation of Liability

In the second session in the series, Blank Rome Maritime associates Dana S. Merkel, Stefanos N. Roulakis, and Natalie M. Radabaugh will present “Maritime Environmental Update and the Role of Insurance in Ship Finance” on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, from 9:00 to 10:15 a.m. EST (6:00 to 7:15 a.m. PST / 2:00 to 3:15 p.m. GMT).

MODERATOR

Jeanne M. Grasso, Partner and Co-Chair, Maritime & International Trade

PRESENTERS

Dana S. Merkel, Associate, Maritime
Topic: Jones Act Update, VIDA/VGP Status, and Enforcement Trends

  • Application of the coastwise laws to offshore projects
  • Jones Act and Vessel General Permit (“VGP”) enforcement trends
  • Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (“VIDA”) implementation and timeline

Stefanos N. Roulakis, Associate, Maritime
Topic: Decarbonization

  • Vessel owner and operator planning for a reduced carbon footprint
  • Gross carbon output and carbon efficiency key metrics
  • Reducing your carbon footprint with technology and operational factors

Natalie M. Radabaugh, Associate, Maritime
Topic: Role of Insurance in Ship Finance

  • Customary lender insurance requirements and documentation for ship finance transactions
  • Insurance policies and proceeds as loan collateral and the Uniform Commercial Code

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This webinar is approved for 1 general CLE credit hour* in the following jurisdictions:

  • CA
  • CT (by reciprocity)
  • NJ (by reciprocity)
  • NY (transitional and available for newly admitted attorneys)
  • PA
  • TX

*Credit dependent upon full 60 minute attendance. If you arrive late or leave prior to the program ending time, you will not receive partial credit.


OTHER MAINBRACE LIVE: ALL ABOARD! WEBINARS

Webinar 1: Mainbrace Live: All Aboard! What to Do Following COGSA and USCG Marine Casualty Investigations
November 2, 2021
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Webinar 3: Maritime Liens and Arrest Fundamentals
November 30, 2021

Webinar 4: The Gateway to Federal Court: A Discussion of Admiralty Jurisdiction and Limitation of Liability
December 14, 2021

Register for any or all webinars here.


QUESTIONS? Contact Alena Leon via e-mail.