Discussion in 'Merchant Marine Academy - USMMA' started by SpadGuy, Nov 4, 2015.
New CRS report
Cargo Preferences for U.S.-Flag Shipping
Ah! One of the most fascinating and consequential policy issues that Americans know nothing about.
Interesting. . .
The "Jones Act" from about 1920? Son has sailed as USNS crew to supply and fuel USN ships in the Gulf. That is why a lot of stuff in Hawaii costs a lot!! Under the Act it can't be brought in on foreign vessels only US Flagged. It is not new but it does protect our Merchant Marine. We might need them again,
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