Jones Act

ABS to class Dominion Energy Jones Act WTIV

The first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), currently under construction at the Keppel AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas, will be built to ABS Class. As we reported

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Pete Buttigieg: “I support the Jones Act”

President Biden’s nominee for Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, affirmed his support for the Jones Act at his nomination hearing in the Senate today, drawing applause from the Shipbuilders Council of America.

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Senate overrides Trump NDAA veto

For the U.S. maritime industry, the 2020 legislative year did not end until January 1, 2021. That’s when the Senate held a session at which it completed, by a vote of 81