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Confusion over stricter new liability guidelines under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 could create troubled waters for cruise lines, petroleum companies and an array of other businesses that qualify as owners or operators of tankers, cargo ships and other large vessels visiting U.S. ports, according to a maritime law expert.

Phillip Bantz

Phillip Bantz is a reporter for Corporate Counsel. Follow him on Twitter @PhillipBantz.

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