Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Shipping Act of 1916
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
46 CFR 221.1 - 221.111
Filed By: 
Federal Agency
Brief Description of Case Type: 
The Maritime Administration assesses civil penalties when a person or entity violates the regulations concerning prohibited transfers to noncitizens of interests in vessels owned by U.S. citizens. Such transfers include those changing a vessel's registry to that of a foreign country.
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Agency: 
Civil (Monetary) Penalty
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified