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Tradewind Maritime


Welcome to Tradewind Maritime Services, the maritime regulatory and legal consulting service of Andrew Norris, J.D., Captain, U.S. Coast Guard (retired). 

As explained in more detail in the SERVICES page, I offer expertise and assistance in the following areas:

Maritime and international law consultant services in such areas as international maritime laws and regulations, marine safety law, merchant marine.

Maritime and international law expert witness services in such areas as shipping laws and regulations, marine casualties and casualty investigations, and marine environmental regulations.


Representational services in such areas as ascertaining Jones Act compliance, obtaining Coast Guard and IMO marine product approval, representing mariners in Suspension & Revocation (S & R) cases, and representing flag States at formal marine casualty investigations.  

Topical expertise in such areas as international law of the sea, maritime law enforcement, maritime jurisdiction, marine pollution law, marine personnel regulation, LNG vessel regulation, marine fishing regulation, and maritime polar issues.

Please select the ABOUT tab below for more details about me and my experience, the SERVICES tab for a more detailed description of the type of work I can do for you, and the ARTICLES tab to view my publications and articles. 


Thanks, and I look forward to helping you conduct your maritime business in the most efficient and

effective manner possible!

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