The Financial Impact of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) of 1998 on the Stockholders of Ocean Shipping and Freight Forwarder Firms
- Preventive Diplomacy and Pro-Activity in the South China Sea. Townsend-Gault, Ian // Contemporary Southeast Asia: A Journal of International & Strate;Aug98, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p171
Considers the impact of an informal initiative which promote maritime co-operation for ocean governance in the South China Sea, while discussing how jurisdictional disputes in the region is analyzed. Details on the dispute concerning sovereignty over the Spartly Islands and maritime...
- OSRA sails in with an end to conferences on the horizon. // Transportation & Distribution;May99, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p14
Reports on the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA). Reasons as to why intermediaries are subjects to debate; Significance of OSRA.
- Law of the sea convention: Ten years later. // United Nations Chronicle;Mar93, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p87
Surveys the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea as it celebrates it's tenth anniversary on December 10, 1992. Convention signed by 159 governments, a total never before achieved by any international treaty; Convention aimed at ensuring that man's share in the sea was shaped by law;...
- New Zealand's rigorous safety laws. Hahn, Julie R. // Yachting;Jul95, Vol. 178 Issue 1, p19
Reports on the New Zealand maritime safety officials' re-evaluation of a law requiring all pleasure craft, including non-New Zealand vessels to pass a safety inspection before leaving the country's waters. Protests of the yachting community against the law; Minimum safety equipment required to...
- Proposed ocean shipping reform act's likely effects on... Neel, Richard E.; Gooding, Carl W. // International Advances in Economic Research;Nov96, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p477
Examines the likely effects of the proposed Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1995 which is being considered by the U.S. Congress. Historical background of the proposed Ocean Shipping Reform Act; Data and methods used to analyze the effect of the Reform Act on conferences and rates; Conclusions.
- Maritime deregulation moving again in Senate, but fate is uncertain. Barnes, David // Traffic World;7/29/96, Vol. 247 Issue 4, p13
Reports that enactment of a maritime deregulation in the United States is far from certain. Plan to lessen economic controls over ocean carriers and kill the Federal Maritime Commission; Problems of freight forwarders with the International Ocean Shipping Act; Doubt of deregulation supporters...
- Maritime reform bill clears house panel. // Traffic World;8/2/93, Vol. 235 Issue 5, p20
Reports on the House merchant marine subcommittee's approval of a bill to reform the maritime industry. Provisions of the bill; Changes demanded by ship lines; Additional bills to complete the reform program; Proposed ways to pay for the legislation.
- U.S. Customs small-boat reporting. // Yachting;Aug94, Vol. 176 Issue 2, p22
Explains the US Customs Service in Miami's new requirements for small vessels arriving in Florida from foreign ports, which took effect in May 1994. The requirements bring South Florida in line with the rest of the United States. Ending of Private Marina VISA Program; Details of the new procedure.
- Saving us from ourselves. Moore III, Oliver S. // Yachting;Dec94, Vol. 176 Issue 6, p9
Editorial. Predicts that, whether marine operators like it or not, licenses are coming to the nation's waterways. The licensing program instituted in Alabama; The contention that licensing marine operators will not improve safety on the waterways; Number of boating fatalities in the United...