Thursday, August 11, 2016

MERCHANT MARINE INTERESTS: NEW ENFORCER FOR THE JONES ACT ON THE BEAT

http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/americas/the-jones-act-a-new-enforcer-on-the-block.html?utm_contact=19772200

The Jones Act - a new enforcer on the block
PHOTO AND TEXT FROM SEA TRADE AND MARITIME COMMERCE ARTICLE BY BARRY PARKER.

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 "Observers of the US maritime scene are set to become familiar with a new acronym - JADE - a newly established office within the New Orleans field office of the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) tasked with enforcement of the Jones Act."

"The National Jones Act Division of Enforcement (JADE), “will work in partnership with industry stakeholders in the enforcement of the Jones Act, along with all other coastwise trade laws” according to a CBP announcement."

To which all we can say as believers that without the Jones Act there would be no American Merchant Marine today is AMEN! However this is not our original reporting but simply a link to the full story by the original reporter Barry Parker at SEA TRADE AND MARITIME  NEWS. We urge Jones Act seamen, Jones Act industry personnel, nd th egeneral public to read the article in full @ http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/americas/the-jones-act-a-new-enforcer-on-the-block.html?utm_contact=19772200

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