ABS granted the first Approval in Principle (AIP) to VARD for its design of a Jones Act service operations vessel (SOV).
In recognition of the severe impacts on Puerto Rico from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary approved a waiver of the federal Jones Act.
Homeland Security Acting Secretary extended the limited Jones Act Waiver initially signed on September 8 at the recommendation of the Departments of Defense and Energy.
The Jones Act, also known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, is a federal law that provides certain protections for employees who are injured while working aboard U.S. vessels.
ITF has welcomed a fine of USD 10 million imposed on the natural gas producer Furie Operating Alaska LLC for breaking the USA’s Jones Act
The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) – the voice of the domestic maritime industry – today submitted comments strongly in support of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) January 18, 2017 notice that it is revoking previous letter rulings inconsistent with the proper enforcement of coastwise laws, including the Jones Act.
Crowley Maritime Corp . took delivery today of Louisiana, the third of four new, Jones Act product tankers being built for the company by Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI), the sole operating subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA.
The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the domestic maritime industry, today released a statement in response to the sheer number of factual errors in the recent report published by the Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure’s (Aii) – Jones Act: Protectionism v. Global Trade.
As part of the company’s industry-leading, vessel build program, Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the first of four new, Jones Act product tankers today at the Tampa Cruise Terminal.