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Wednesday, November 2, 2022

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: 1330

Saturday, October 22, 2022

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: 1570

Thursday, October 20, 2022
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MARAD Letter Reveals New Details About Latest Unusual Jones Act Waiver in Puerto Rico

MARAD determination letter reveals a sudden weekend scramble to waive the Jones Act to avoid what Puerto Rico’s governor described as an imminent power

October 20, 2022
Total Views: 4774

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: 1962

Friday, September 30, 2022

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: 11959

Thursday, September 29, 2022

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: 15997

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Biden Administration Approves ‘Temporary and Targeted’ Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico Despite Objections

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday approved a “temporary and targeted” Jones Act waiver for diesel shipments to Puerto Rico in

September 28, 2022
Total Views: 3019


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: 1952


Congresswoman González Colón: ‘No Diesel Supply Crisis’ in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González Colón, Puerto Rico’s sole Representative to the U.S. Congress, has issued the following statement

September 28, 2022
Total Views: 996

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Puerto Rico’s Governor Calls on Biden for Jones Act Waiver But Justification Questionable

Puerto Rico’s Governor has sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting a limited waiver of Jones Act for petroleum products and LNG as the U.S.

September 27, 2022
Total Views: 3252

Monday, September 26, 2022

Calls for Puerto Rico Jones Act Waivers Grow Louder

With Hurricane Fiona’s path of destruction in Puerto Rico, there are growing calls to waive Jones Act requirements that would allow foreign-flagged ships

September 26, 2022
Total Views: 4779

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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Puerto Rico Overseer Backs Jones Act Exemptions to Boost Economy

By Daniel Flatley (Bloomberg) — Congress should take steps to reduce the cost of shipping fuel to Puerto Rico, including possibly suspending or exempting

November 7, 2017
Total Views: 47

Friday, November 3, 2017
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Congressional Leaders Defend the Jones Act During Hearing on Hurricane Relief and Recovery Efforts

Congressional leaders from both sides of the isle defended the Jones Act’s impact on hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico during a hearing this

November 3, 2017
Total Views: 21

Monday, October 23, 2017
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GOP Senators Hold Up Disaster Aid Bill Over Jones Act Shipping Concerns in Puerto Rico – Politico

At least two GOP Senators are delaying the swift passage of a bill that will provide $36.5 billion in disaster relief funding over demands that Puerto Rico be

October 23, 2017
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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Crowley Adds Six Vessels to Puerto Rico Trade After Storm

By the end of this week Jacksonville-based shipping company Crowley Maritime Corporation will have offloaded more than 6,500 loads of FEMA and commercial cargo

October 10, 2017
Total Views: 39

Maritime News

House Bill Seeks 5-Year Moratorium of Jones Act in Puerto Rico

Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) and Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) have introduced a bill that would place a 5-year moratorium of the Jones Act in Puerto

October 10, 2017
Total Views: 76

Monday, October 9, 2017
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American Mariners Fret Over Attacks on Jones Act

By Daniel Flatley (Bloomberg) — On the darkened bridge of the Chesapeake Trader, with radio chatter filling the air, three officers were easing

October 9, 2017
Total Views: 26

Thursday, October 5, 2017
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DHS Says Extension of Puerto Rico Jones Act Waiver Not Needed

WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) – The Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday it believes that extending its 10-day waiver on shipping limitations

October 5, 2017
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Maritime News

U.S. Maritime Industry Dispels Jones Act Misinformation in Washington

American shipping industry executives were in Washington, D.C. Tuesday to participate in a panel discussion during a House Transportation & Infrastructure

October 3, 2017
Total Views: 46


Tankers Discharge Fuel in Puerto Rico as Marine Terminals Reopen

By Marianna Parraga HOUSTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Buckeye Partners has resumed operations at its marine oil terminal and storage tanks in Puerto Rico, which

October 3, 2017
Total Views: 90