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Hawaii, Alaska, territories team up on Jones Act

...Lawmakers from Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico and Guam are teaming up to pressure the U.S. government for relief from a maritime law passed in the 1920s.The Jones Act was designed to protect the domestic shipping industry. It states that only ships...
State | AK legislature
Between strait and sea: Ottawa's Northwest Passage dilemma with implications for Alaska

...recedes and important commercial and maritime law related developments assume UNCLOS and a practitioner of maritime law in good standing, Canada retains...a more persuasive international maritime law based case to make against its...
Greenpeace ships shadow drilling vessels to Arctic

...the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported .Shell Oil spokesman Curtis Smith said Friday that as long as Greenpeace adheres to maritime law and respects a court order requiring it to stay a certain distance away from the drilling ships, the company has no...
The Fed

...all of the ramifications, but basically, we are owned by a corporation. Sovereignty of the individual American citizen and states of our union should be returned, as well as a return from maritime law to common law. Rev. Richard OlsonHomer
Local Briefs

...and floating aids to navigation from Seward to Yakutat. The ship also helped with search-and-rescue missions, maritime law enforcement and marine environmental protection. During World War II, the Sweetbrier served in the South Pacific...
USCG maritime enforcement officer Palmer receives enlisted honor

...Year throughout the Coast Guard. Called "Cuffs" by his peers, Palmer oversees anything and everything dealing with maritime law enforcement including training and physical tests for both his division and outlying units, boardings of recreational...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...primary appeal. In that challenge, Exxon asserts that the punitive damages awarded by the jury are not permitted under maritime law and certain federal laws. The appeal ruled on Thursday focused on the behavior of Don Warrick, a court bailiff who...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...math teacher's effort to get tenure. Cohen has two daughters in high school. He's a specialist in commercial and maritime law, and a salmon and halibut fisherman. Darnall, 40, has her own nursing practice in obstetrics and gynecology, and...
Historic USCG Cutter being decommissioned

...Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, and Arctic Ocean. Primary missions included search and rescue, homeland security, maritime law enforcement, and environmental protection. The cutter's motto, "Juvate, Servate, Confirmate," means "Help...
Photo: Decommissioned cutter

...Ocean, Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea and Arctic Ocean. Primary missions included search and rescue, homeland security, maritime law enforcement and environmental protection. The Acushnet was crowned "Queen of the Fleet" after the decommissioning...


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