OMSA Deploys Jones Act Enforcement Vessel

The Offshore Marine Services Association (OMSA) is to use a vessel that it has named the Jones Act Enforcer to gather video and photographic evidence of Jones Act violations. Evidence of violations will be submitted to authorities, made public and shared with the media.

The Jones Act—which requires seaborne cargo shipped between two U.S. points to be carried by U.S.- built, crewed, and owned vessels—is a primary component of U.S. maritime policy and enjoys the support of the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, U.S. Maritime Administration, and members of Congress…


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