Vessel Repair Duties


Evelyn is the leading lawyer on a law (19 USC 1466) which imposes a 50 per cent ad valorem duty on foreign ship repairs to U.S.-flag vessels. For decades she has counseled clients on the application of the law and assisted clients in the filing of Applications for Relief and Protests. She is thoroughly knowledgeable about the administrative process for the assessment of duties and has successfully challenged duty assessments by Customs & Border Protection numerous times in court.

Image of a red cargo ship getting repairs. Evelyn Suarez is the leading lawyer on vessel repair duties.