Fastest-in-the-Oil-Patch FSV is speeding aid to Puerto Rico

NOVEMBER 1, 2017 — ​When SEACOR Marine Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SMHI) designed the FSV Liam J. McCall as a next generation “fastest in the oil patch” Fast Support Vessel, it did not

Exempting Puerto Rico from Jones Act remote

OCTOBER 27, 2017—The humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico following the devastation of Hurricane Maria gave an opening to critics of the Jones Act to blame the law for hindering the relief and

TOTE role in Puerto Rico includes support for Monica Puig initiative

OCTOBER 26, 2017 — TOTE Maritime is playing a leading role in the delivery of relief cargo to Puerto Rico, including supporting an initiative by tennis star and Olympic gold medalist Monica

SEACOR units join Puerto Rico recovery efforts

OCTOBER 18, 2017 — Fort Lauderdale, FL, headquartered SEACOR Holdings (SEACOR) (NYSE:CKH) reports that three of its units have been awarded contracts to help expedite Puerto Rico’s recovery from the recent hurricanes.

AFL-CIO to Senators: Jones Act not the problem in Puerto Rico

OCTOBER 13, 2017 — The AFL-CIO has written U.S. senators today saying that the Jones Act has “in no way impeded Puerto Rico’s recovery” in the wake of Hurricane Maria, noting that

VIDEO: Crowley continues round-the-clock Puerto Rico response

OCTOBER 12, 2017 — With employees working around the clock and its vessels calling the Port of San Juan almost daily, Jones Act operator Crowley Maritime Corp. had, as of the end

Productivity rising at San Juan terminal, says TOTE Maritime

OCTOBER 11, 2017—Jones Act shipping line TOTE Maritime, Jacksonville, FL, reports that overall productivity at the terminal in the Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, is on the rise, with more containers

USNS Comfort provides much-needed medical care to Puerto Rico

OCTOBER 11, 2017—With its electrical grid wiped out by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico will have to rely on generators to produce power for its homes, businesses, nursing homes, and hospitals for months.

House bill seeks five-year Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico

OCTOBER 10, 2017 — Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) and Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) have introduced H.R. 3966, the Puerto Rico Humanitarian Relief Act. According to a press release issued by Congressman Palmer,

DHS won’t extend unnecessary Jones Act waiver

OCTOBER 6, 2017 — The Department of Homeland Security will not extend the 10 day waiver of the Jones Act for Puerto Rico that it issued on September 28. “”We believe that