Charlie Papavizas

Charlie Papavizas

CPapavizas@winston.com

Charlie Papavizas is a partner in Winston & Strawn's Washington, D.C. office and chair of the firm's maritime and admiralty practice. He focuses his practice on administrative, legislative, and corporate matters, primarily in the maritime industry. Learn more about Mr. Papavizas' background at: http://www.winston.com/cpapavizas

Senate Advances Coast Guard Bill Without Jones Act Provisions

On July 31, 2019, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation reportedfavorably the Coast Guard Authorizat...

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On June 26, 2019, the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure reported favorably the Coast Guard Authorization A...

Big Win for U.S. Maritime Security Program

On October 9, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to accelerate increased funding for the U.S. Maritime Security Program (MSP)...

Coast Guard Makes Ballast Water Compliance Easier

On September 10, 2015, the U.S. Coast Guard issued new ballast water compliance guidance that simplifies and clarifies t...

U.S. Crude Oil Exports Get a Boost

Although there have been numerous recent studies on the potential economic impact of U.S. crude oil exports, it was not until rece...

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On August 5, 2015, the U.S. Maritime Administration proposed new rules for the U.S. Maritime Security Program (MSP). MSP secures t...

Jones Act Challenge Fails

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit turned away a challenge to the Jones Act on July 30, 2015. The case, brought in Ha...

Report Seeks Puerto Rico Jones Act Changes

In connection with the financing crisis in Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico commissioned a report on changes that can...

U.S. Deepwater Port Guidance Issued

On May 7, 2015, the U.S. Maritime Administration issued its final policy on the processing of applications for offshore...

Federal Ship Financing Program Shifts Focus

The U.S. Maritime Administration issued two policy notices on April 22, 2015, shifting the focus of its Title XI Federal Ship Fina...

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