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Longshore Industry Notices

The Longshore Industry Notice is a document that is issued typically to Longshore's business partners and/or clients and provides guidance, instruction, and/or information relevant to the application of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA). See below for the most recent industry notice and a short history of industry notices, we will be adding more notices in the history portion as they become available. The notices are also provided in PDF format (simply click on the PDF version link to the right of the notice title to access the PDF version):

Industry Notice No-160 (2017 increase of civil monetary penalties in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015) PDF

Industry Notice No-159 (2017 Advance Assessment for the Special Fund and Submission of Form LS-513 via the Longshore Electronic Access Forms Submission (LEAFS)) PDF

Industry Notice No-158 (Penalty Inflation) PDF

NAWW Industry Notice No-157 (September 7th, 2016) PDF

Industry Notice No-156 (CY 2016 ASSESSMENT FOR THE SPECIAL FUND - July 15, 2016) PDF

Industry Notice No-155 (2016 Advance Assessment for the Special Fund and Submission of Form LS-513 via the Longshore Electronic Access Forms Submission (LEAFS) PDF

NAWW Industry Notice No-154 (September 8th, 2015) PDF

Industry Notice No-153 (CY 2015 ASSESSMENT FOR THE SPECIAL FUND - July 6, 2015) PDF

Industry Notice No-152 (Waiver of Service - June 12, 2015) PDF

Industry Notice No-151 (Revisions to Forms LS-207 and LS-208 - May 26, 2015) PDF

Industry Notice No-150 (2015 Advance Assessment Notice and Instructions - January 16th, 2015) PDF

Industry Notice No-149 (Electronic Reporting of DBA Insurance Policies January 13th, 2015) PDF

Industry Notice No-148 (SEAPortal October 31st, 2014) PDF

NAWW Industry Notice No-147 (September 8th, 2014) PDF

Industry Notice No-146 (Baltimore Consolidation) PDF

Industry Notice No-145 (July 21th, 2014 - CY 2014 Assessment for the Special Fund) PDF


Longshore Industry Notice History (ordered by date issued)

NAWW Industry Notice No-143 (September 6th, 2013) PDF

Industry Notice No-142 (July 18th, 2013 - CY 2013 Assessment for the Special Fund) PDF

NAWW Industry Notice No-141 (September 11th, 2012) PDF

Industry Notice No-140 (July 10th, 2012 - CY 2012 Assessment for the Special Fund) PDF

Industry Notice No-139 (June 25th, 2012 - Transfer of cases from Baltimore to Norfolk Longshore District Office) PDF

Industry Notice No-138 (January 3rd, 2012 - Electronic Issuance of Policies) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-137 (December 30, 2011 - Recreational Vessel Regulation) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-136 (October 11, 2011 - Revised LS-206 form)

NAWW Industry Notice No-135 (September 7, 2011) PDF Version

NAWW Industry Notice No-133 (September 7, 2010) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-132 ( July 29, 2010 - CY 2010 ASSESSMENT FOR THE SPECIAL FUND) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-130 ( November 09, 2009 - Initiative to Improve Timeliness in Employer's First Report of Injury and Initial Payment of Compensation) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-126 (May 11, 2009- Newly Revised Forms LS-206, LS-207 and LS-208) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-122 (September 20, 2007 - Transfer of Defense Base Act Cases from the New York Longshore District Office to Other Longshore District Offices ) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-119 (Announcing new regulations security deposits and reporting requirements for insurance carriers) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-115 (Chicago Office Consolidation January 23, 2004) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-113 (Changes to Vocational Rehabilitation Services) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-107 (Audits verifying Form LS-513, Report of Payments) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-106 (Chicago Office Consolidation January 3, 2003) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-102 (Philadelphia Office Consolidation June 18, 2002) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-100 (Insurer Security Deposits; Request for Information February 15, 2002) PDF Version

Industry Notice No-84 (Increase in the Maximum Civil Penalties that may be accessed under the LHWCA)

Industry Notice No-75 (Mandatory Use of SSN - 3-94)

Industry Notice No-68 (Interpretation of "Drydocking" as Used In Section 3(d) of the Act)

Industry Notice No-63 (LS202 in NLT Cases - 5-87)

Industry Notice No-42 (Penalty Provisions of sec 14(f) of the LHWCA)

Industry Notice No-39 (10F increase not limited - 10-79)