Napolitano expands scope of Jones Act waiver

NOVEMBER 4, 2012 — Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano yesterday announced the expansion of the temporary, blanket waiver of the Jones Act, issued Friday, to also facilitate the transportation of feedstocks,

Jones Act waivers issued to aid in gas flow

NOVEMBER 2, 2012—In a move to ease the flow of gasoline to the U.S. Northeast in the wake of the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet

U.S.-flag interests not opposed to Jones Act waivers

NOVEMBER 2, 2012 — The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) has written President Obama saying that the U.S. Maritime Industry will not oppose Jones Act waivers that are necessary to facilitate the delivery of petroleum

Coast Guard reopens Port of NY/NJ on limited basis

NOVEMBER 2, 2012—The U.S. Coast Guard has reopened the Port of New York and New Jersey to limited shipping traffic to allow tank barges carrying much-needed gasoline to the region.  The port

Ferry service impacted by Hurricane Sandy

OCTOBER 31, 2012—In the wake of the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy, Staten Island Ferry service remains suspended until further notice, according to a tweet by New York City Department of Transportation.