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Court Decision Shows How Pollution Exceptions Impact Insurance Claims

U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen of the Southern District of Texas denied Megasand Enterprise Inc.’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by its insurer Everest National Insurance Company. In its lawsuit, Everest seeks a decision relieving it from having to defend Megasand from claims that its discharges worsened flooding following Hurricane Harvey.

Ballast Water Reporting Rule Withdrawn

The U.S Coast Guard (USCG) has eliminated the requirement that nonrecreational vessels operating on voyages exclusively within a single Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone submit an Annual Ballast Water Summary Report covering calendar year 2018. The required reporting was part of a 2015 rule that directed vessel owners and operators to submit annual reports […]

Spills During Delivery

Q. If there is a spill of 50 gallons during delivery, do we need to add that in the spill history in the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan?