Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Shipping

Jones Act Specialist Maritime Partners Acquires Fleet of Over 1,000 Vessels from J. Russell Flowers, Inc.

New Orleans-based Maritime Partners has large and diversified fleet of over 1,000 marine vessels from J. Russell Flowers, Inc. JRF’s fleet includes a variety

19 hours ago
Total Views: 1881

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Offshore

Philly Shipyard Returns to Commercial Shipbuilding with Order for Offshore Wind Vessel

Philly Shipyard has won its first commercial newbuilding order since 2013 with an order for one Jones Act-compliant Subsea Rock Installation Vessel for U.S

November 16, 2021
Total Views: 2728

Monday, November 15, 2021
Offshore

Jones Act Enforcer Alleges Latest Violation in Offshore Wind Industry

The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has made its latest accusation of Jones Act violations, this time involving a foreign ship of

November 15, 2021
Total Views: 5786

Friday, November 5, 2021
Offshore

DEME Wins Balance of Plant Contract for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project

Belgian-based DEME Offshore announced Friday that it’s U.S. subsidiary has been selected by Dominion Energy as part of a consortium for the Balance of

November 5, 2021
Total Views: 768

Saturday, October 2, 2021
frozen fish
Fishing

The Bayside Shuffle: A $350 Million Jones Act Fight Over Frozen Fish

The Jones Act, legislation which essentially reserves movements of cargo between U.S. ports (or points in U.S. waters) for vessels, owned, crewed and

October 2, 2021
Total Views: 2317

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Offshore

New Hydrogen-Ready Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Design Gets ABS Stamp of Approval

The American Bureau of Shipping has stamp of approval on the design of a new hydrogen-ready wind turbine installation vessel intended for the U.S. market. The

September 23, 2021
Total Views: 3280

Monday, August 16, 2021
Shipping

Seacor Holdings Acquires Jones Act Shipping Company U.S. Shipping Corp

Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Seacor Holdings has acquired Jones Act shipping company U.S. Shipping Corp. USSC is provider of long-haul marine transportation

August 16, 2021
Total Views: 4307

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
jones act enforcer
Shipping

Crew of ‘Jones Act Enforcer’ Meets with Customs and Border Protection

The crew of a privately chartered Jones Act enforcement vessel has met with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to touch base on issues that the vessel and

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 5891

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
jones act enforcer
Shipping

New Jones Act Enforcement Vessel Looks to Bust Foreign-Flag Rule Breakers

Sick and tired of foreign vessels taking advantage of loopholes in the Jones Act, the Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) says it is taking the

July 20, 2021
Total Views: 18646

Thursday, June 10, 2021
offshore wind feeder vessel
Offshore

Green Shipping Line Selects Designer for Jones Act Offshore Wind Feeder Vessels

U.S.-based Green Shipping Line has announced an agreement with European marine engineer DEKC Maritime (DEKC) for the design of offshore wind shuttle vessels to

June 10, 2021
Total Views: 2942

Monday, May 17, 2021
colonial pipeline tanks
Shipping

gCaptain Weekly Episode 5 – Colonial Pipeline and the Jones Act

In this latest episode of gCaptain Weekly, John Konrad and Sal Mercogliano discuss the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, the Jones Act waivers issued by the DHS and

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 1389

Friday, May 14, 2021
citgo
Shipping

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: 3372

colonial pipeline tanks
Shipping

DHS Approves Second Jones Act Waiver

The U.S. Department of Homeland approved a second Jones Act waiver late Thursday in response to the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, which has now been reopened.

May 14, 2021
Total Views: 1724

Thursday, May 13, 2021
product tanker
Maritime News

Department of Homeland Security Issues Limited Jones Act Waiver to Foreign Shipping Company

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Jennifer Jacobs (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration temporarily eased century-old U.S. shipping requirements so a single

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 12222

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Shipping

U.S. Fuel Supply Response Slowed by Mothballed Oil Tankers

By Jonathan Saul, Devika Krishna Kumar and Laura Sanicola LONDON/NEW YORK, May 12 (Reuters) – Efforts to get fuel supplies to areas in the United States

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 4969

colonial pipeline storage tanks
Shipping

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: 3181

Gasoline tanker
Maritime News

Biden Administration Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests

by Doina Chiacu (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Department’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has completed its assessment of what ships are

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 1409

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Eneti offshore wind turbine installation vessel
Offshore

Eneti (Ex-Scorpio Bulkers) in Planning Stages for Jones Act-Compliant Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Eneti Inc. on Tuesday revealed plans it has entered into a binding agreement for the construction of one Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV), as well as

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 3118

tanker
Shipping

U.S. Considering Temporary Jones Act Waiver If Needed to Alleviate Gas Shortages

Update: Wednesday, May 12: The White House has chimed in saying the Department of Homeland Security, the agency responsible for issuing Jones Act waivers, is

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 4945

Monday, May 10, 2021
crowley jones act tanker
News

Colonial Pipeline – To Waive Or Not To Waive The Jones Act

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. (gCaptain) The cyberattack upon the Colonial Pipeline on Friday, May 7, 2021 has resulted in the shutdown of a major

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 6713