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gCaptain’s full coverage of Jones Act news stories. The Jones Act, officially the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, requires that goods transported between U.S. ports be shipped on U.S. built, owned, operated, and crewed vessels.


Friday, August 7, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: George “Jorge” Casas v U.S. Joiner, LLC and Northrup Gumman Ship Systems Inc.

Case Name: George “Jorge” Casas v U.S. Joiner, LLC and Northrup Gumman Ship Systems Inc. Date Decided: August 7, 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. Southern

August 7, 2009
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Thursday, July 30, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: George Larry Myers v BP America, Inc.

Case Name: George Larry Myers v BP America, Inc. Date Decided: July 29, 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. Western District of Louisiana Judge: Judge Doherty Citation: 2009

July 30, 2009
Total Views: 4

Friday, July 24, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: David Acosta v Aleutian Spray Fisheries, Inc.

Case Name: David Acosta v Aleutian Spray Fisheries, Inc. Date: 2nd July 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – W.D. Washington – Seattle Judge: District Judge

July 24, 2009
Total Views: 13

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Jones Act Case Study: Jameson Cooper v Meridian Yachts, LTD, et al.

Case Name: Jameson Cooper v Meridian Yachts, LTD, et al. Date Decided : July 21, 2009 Court: United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit Judge: Judge

July 24, 2009
Total Views: 83

Wednesday, July 8, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Raymond Bartoe v. Missouri Barge Line Company INC., d/b/a Northern American Barge Line Inc., and Cape Girardeau Fleeting

Case Name: Raymond Bartoe v. Missouri Barge Line Company INC., d/b/a Northern American Barge Line Inc., and Cape Girardeau Fleeting Inc. Date: July 7, 2009

July 8, 2009
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, June 24, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Perry Rose v Miss Pacific LLC, et al.

Case Name: Perry Rose v Miss Pacific LLC, et al. Date of Judgment: 15th June 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – D. Oregon Judge: District Judge King Citation: 2009

June 24, 2009
Total Views: 13

Monday, June 15, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Michael Bell v Fishing Company of Alaska

Case Name: Michael Bell v Fishing Company of Alaska Date: 15th June 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – W.D. Washington – Seattle Judge: District Judge Martinez

June 15, 2009
Total Views: 9

Sunday, June 14, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Herbert B. Pretus v. Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.; et al.

Case Name: Herbert B. Pretus v. Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.; et al. Date Decided: June 12, 2009 Court: United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit Judge:

June 14, 2009
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, June 3, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Andrew Cunningham v Interlake Steamship Co.

Case Name: Andrew Cunningham v Interlake Steamship Co. Date of Judgment: 2nd June 2009 Court: 6th Circuit – U.S. Court of Appeals Judge: Circuit Judges

June 3, 2009
Total Views: 20

Saturday, May 30, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Thomas Murray v City of New York, et al.

Case Name: Thomas Murray v City of New York, et al. Date of Judgment: 29th May 2009 Court: 2nd Circuit – U.S. Court of Appeals Judge: Circuit Judges

May 30, 2009
Total Views: 4

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Jones Act Case Study: Mark Eldridge v Star Line

Case Name: Mark Eldridge v Star Line Date of Judgment: 29th May 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – E.D. Michigan – Northern Division Judge: District Judge

May 30, 2009
Total Views: 8

Thursday, May 21, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Steve Kuithe v Gulf Caribe Maritime, Inc.

Case Name: Steve Kuithe v Gulf Caribe Maritime, Inc. Date of Judgment: 6th April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – S.D. Alabama Judges: District Judge Steele

May 21, 2009
Total Views: 11

Friday, April 24, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Nigel K. Washington v Blanchard Contractors, Inc.

Case Name: Nigel K. Washington v Blanchard Contractors, Inc. Date of Judgment: 24th April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – S.D. Texas – Houston Division

April 24, 2009
Total Views: 9

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Jones Act Case Study: Steve Kuithe v Gulf Caribe Maritime, Inc.

Case Name: Steve Kuithe v Gulf Caribe Maritime, Inc. Date of Judgment: 6th April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – S.D. Alabama Judges: District Judge Steele

April 24, 2009
Total Views: 8

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Jones Act Case Study: Eric Taylor v Teco Barge Line, Inc.

Case Name: Eric Taylor v Teco Barge Line, Inc. Date of Judgment: 22nd April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – W.D. Kentucky – Paducah Division Judge: District

April 24, 2009
Total Views: 15

Saturday, April 18, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Azeem Modak v Alaris Companies, LLC

Case Name: Azeem Modak v Alaris Companies, LLC Date of Judgment: 17th April 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – N.D. California Judge: District Judge Wilken Citation:

April 18, 2009
Total Views: 52

Sunday, April 5, 2009
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Jones Act, Get Your Act Together – YOUblog Featured Article

At the risk of incurring the wrath of gCaptain and the marine industry in general, and exposing my own naivety at the same time, here is a scenario for

April 5, 2009
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, April 1, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Dorothy Ann Jackson, Fiduciary of the Estate of James E. Jackson, Deceased v A-C Product Liability Trust

Case Name: Dorothy Ann Jackson, Fiduciary of the Estate of James E. Jackson, Deceased v A-C Product Liability Trust Date of Judgment: 31st March 2009 Court:

April 1, 2009
Total Views: 18

Saturday, March 21, 2009
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Jones Act Case Study: Michael L. Sherwood v Marquette Transportation Co., LLC

Case Name: Michael L. Sherwood v Marquette Transportation Co., LLC Date of Judgment: 31st March 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. – S.D. Illinois Judge: District

March 21, 2009
Total Views: 7

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Jones Act Case Study: Cristo Andrade v Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.

Case Name: Cristo Andrade v Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. Date Decided: July, 14, 2009 Court: U.S.D.C. Southern District of Florida Citation: 2009 WL 2045686

March 21, 2009
Total Views: 5
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