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Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Hawaii Congressman Calls for Advance Waiver of the Jones Act for Red Hill Defueling Mission
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Hawaii Congressman Calls for Advance Waiver of the Jones Act for Red Hill Defueling Mission

U.S. Congressman Ed Case (D-HI) has called for an advance waiver from the Jones Act and military cargo preference requirements to expedite the Department of

April 19, 2023
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Thursday, December 1, 2022
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Opinion: The Jones Act is a Useful Scapegoat for Poor New England Energy Decisions

By Sam Norton, New England governors are clamoring for Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm to support waivers to the Jones Act, a law requiring that cargo

December 1, 2022
Total Views: 2421

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
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American Maritime to New England Governors: Jones Act is Not Causing Higher Energy Prices and Waivers Won’t Help

The American Maritime Partnership, representing the domestic maritime industry, has sent a letter to New England governors urging them not to rely Jones Act

November 30, 2022
Total Views: 1417

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
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Opinion: Jones Act Waivers Will Do Nothing to Help With Diesel Shortages or Lower Costs for Consumers

By Ku’uhaku Park The Biden Administration is considering a range of options to address the lack of diesel supplies and the cost of diesel in the United

November 16, 2022
Total Views: 3226

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
U.S. Senator Wicker Condemns ‘Unlawful’ and ‘Unnecessary’ Jones Act Waivers for Puerto Rico
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U.S. Senator Wicker Condemns ‘Unlawful’ and ‘Unnecessary’ Jones Act Waivers for Puerto Rico

Criticism is mounting over the DHS Secretary’s decision to waive the Jones Act for hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. U.S. Senator Roger Wicker

November 2, 2022
Total Views: 1360

Saturday, October 22, 2022
House Lawmakers Demand Answers on ‘Novel and Problematic’ Jones Act Waivers
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House Lawmakers Demand Answers on ‘Novel and Problematic’ Jones Act Waivers

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers are demanding answers from the Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over his decision to

October 22, 2022
Total Views: 1579

Monday, October 17, 2022
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Biden Administration Issues LNG Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a second Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico as the island continues to recover from Hurricane Fiona. The

October 17, 2022
Total Views: 1984

Friday, October 14, 2022
U.S. Coast Guard Guidance for Jones Act OSVs to Participate in Disaster Recovery Applauded By Industry
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U.S. Coast Guard Guidance for Jones Act OSVs to Participate in Disaster Recovery Applauded By Industry

A new policy letter from the U.S. Coast Guard provides a transparent pathway for U.S. vessels operating in the offshore energy sector to participate in

October 14, 2022
Total Views: 6189

Friday, September 30, 2022
U.S. Maritime Unions Respond to Jones Act Waiver: ‘Illegal, Unjustified and Unnecessary’
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U.S. Maritime Unions Respond to Jones Act Waiver: ‘Illegal, Unjustified and Unnecessary’

American maritime unions the Seafarers International Union; the American Maritime Officers; the International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots; and

September 30, 2022
Total Views: 12054

Thursday, September 29, 2022
American Maritime Furious Over ‘Unlawful’ Jones Act Waiver
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American Maritime Furious Over ‘Unlawful’ Jones Act Waiver

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), representing most of the U.S. domestic maritime industry including ship operators, mariners, shipyards, and

September 29, 2022
Total Views: 16032

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
American Maritime Partnership: Debunking Erroneous Claims on Need for Jones Act Waiver
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American Maritime Partnership: Debunking Erroneous Claims on Need for Jones Act Waiver

The American Maritime Partnership has issued the following statement and set of facts in response to “erroneous claims” about the Jones Act’s

September 28, 2022
Total Views: 1962

Friday, June 24, 2022
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Report: Gunvor Requests Jones Act Waiver to Deliver Gasoline to U.S. East Coast

Commodities trading house Gunvor SA has reportedly requested a Jones Act waiver asking for permission to deliver 13 million gallons of blended gasoline to the

June 24, 2022
Total Views: 9272

Friday, June 17, 2022
Stock photo of a tanker being escorted by a tug in New York harbor
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JPMorgan Says Waiving the Jones Act Unlikely to Ease Pain at the Pump

By Devika Krishna Kumar and Chunzi Xu (Bloomberg) — Waiving a century-old shipping law to let foreign-flagged vessels transport fuel between U.S. ports

June 17, 2022
Total Views: 1522

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
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American Maritime Partnership Slams Calls for Jones Act Waivers to Help Lower Gas Prices

The American Maritime Parntership is responding to increased calls for Jones Act waivers as gasoline prices continue to set new record highs, saying waivers

June 15, 2022
Total Views: 3743

Friday, June 3, 2022
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Surging Tanker Rates Make Interesting Case for Jones Act Fleet

By Chunzi Xu and Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) The global search for fuel after Russia’s war has thrust the US Gulf Coast into the role of a main supplier to

June 3, 2022
Total Views: 3918

Friday, May 14, 2021
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Citgo Revealed as Recipient of Second Jones Act Waiver

By Laura Sanicola and Susan Heavey NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) – The Biden administration granted oil refiner Citgo Petroleum a Jones Act

May 14, 2021
Total Views: 3443

Thursday, May 13, 2021
Valero refinery Houston Ship Channel
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Valero Secures Biden’s First Jones Act Waiver for Foreign Tanker

UPDATE: The Biden administration has issued a second waiver of U.S. shipping requirements as it seeks to get more fuel to the East Coast in the wake of the

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 1472

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Maritime Unions Address Jones Act Waiver: ‘Could Have Been Worse’

We’re hearing from maritime unions and other stakeholders regarding the Jones Act waiver that Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 3319

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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White House: Foreign Shipping Companies Need to Prove Need for Jones Act Waiver

The White House said the Biden Administration was ready to review Jones Act waiver requests from companies that can show insufficient domestic capacity, but

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 3199

Friday, March 13, 2020
File photo of a product tanker underway at sea
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Shale Drillers Float Jones Act Waiver

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — U.S. oil companies battered by the crude price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia are encouraging the Trump

March 13, 2020
Total Views: 72
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