International offshore vessels safe in U.S. as Jones Act proposal scrapped

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has withdrawn its proposal to amend the Jones Act in a way that would have made a bulk of international offshore vessels banned from operating in the U.S. waters. The Jones Act, passed in 1920 prevents foreign-flagged ships from shipping merchandise between points in the United States. Under the coastwise laws, […]

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