GAO-13-260, Puerto Rico: Characteristics of the Island's Maritime
Mar 14, 2013 ... United States and Puerto Rico is carried by four Jones Act carriers that provide ... suit shippers' needs, it is also possible that the reliability and other beneficial .... foreign carriers to provide service between the United States and Puerto ..... prompt and regular shipping and receipt of needed goods to stock.
GAO-04-421 Maritime Law Exemption - Government Accountability
Feb 27, 2004 ... foreign cruise vessels between U.S. ports that were previously .... required to keep the ships in “regular service” in Hawaii and is ... sufficiently reliable for our use. ... PVSA, U.S. vessel documentation laws, or the Jones Act—which ..... trade to carry passengers between U.S. ports and Puerto Rico and.
GAO-16-104, Maritime Transportation: Implications of Using U.S.
Dec 3, 2015 ... and better ensure its capacity to meet military needs, the Jones Act2 and ... 2In general, the Jones Act requires that maritime transport of cargo between .... costs of U.S and foreign-flagged vessels, this report w as sufficiently reliable for .... 20 GAO, Puerto Rico: Characteristics of the Island's Maritime Trade ...
THE JONES ACT IN PUERTO RICO - CCCNL.org
Changes to the Jones Act for Puerto Rico would undermine hundreds of millions of dollars of recent investments in modern, state-of-the-art American vessels. ... The GAO expressed concerns that service “reliability and other beneficial aspects ... freight rate differentials between Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, the ...
DC9987771v1LP_The Jones Act in Puerto Rico - Myths and Facts (4.4.16).pdf
More Progress for Jones Act Fleet - The Seafarers International Union
Mar 2, 2016 ... move to a new union hall in San Juan, Puerto Rico. ... others vowing to support the U.S. Merchant Marine, it carries a lot .... reliably, economically, and effi- ... for service in the Jones Act trade between Jackson- ... The Jones Act ensures that all trade between do- ..... (GAO) reviewed the ITC's findings and.
Second tanker in SEA-Vista series launched - American Maritime
Oct 10, 2016 ... partnership between SEACOR Holdings ... American Maritime Officers members and officials and staff of AMO and AMO. Plans attended a memorial service for the crew of El Faro at STAR .... The facts about the Jones Act and Puerto Rico ... The Jones Act ensures that companies ... The GAO further said.
New jobs for AMO aboard West Virginia - American Maritime Officers
Sep 9, 2016 ... ment will no longer be published in the newspaper on a regular basis. ... Fourth Jones Act tanker in Crowley Maritime series enters service ... behavior and to ensure that (Kings Point) ... sionals can't distinguish between right and wrong .... according to the GAO. ... from the U.S. mainland to Puerto Rico on.
Attack on the Jones Act repelled in the House
Jun 24, 2016 ... delivers reliable and efficient service to its customers.” .... between the continental United ... (GAO) study had debunked those ... These are the dates for the regularly ..... tie the Jones Act to the debt crisis in Puerto Rico. ... fleets. Having these ships available ensures the United States retains a strategic sealift.
Report on the competitiveness of Puerto Rico's economy - Federal
Jun 29, 2012 ... educated, Puerto Rico still lags the U.S. mainland, and there is a ... The minimum could be stepped up at regular intervals as the worker continues ... situation with respect to the Jones Act because of its status as an island economy. ... providing a gateway between the the U.S. mainland and Latin America.
Cabotage Regulations and the Challenges of Outer Continental
Oct 4, 2012 ... concepts, the Jones Act and other cabotage regulations would ... allows only U.S. vessels to engage in towage between coastwise points of the .... reliable domestic maritime industry while urging Congress to .... Columbia, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin ..... ongoing service negotiations.
View PDF - Minnesota Law Review
which the United States-Puerto Rico relationship presently finds itself, firstly, by .... Treaty of Peace Between the United States of America and the King- dom of Spain ..... ING THE JONES ACT 28–29 (2013), http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/ 653046.pdf ... reliable, regular service . . . important to the Puerto Rican economy ”). 68.
September 2015 - Marine Firemen's Union
Sep 18, 2015 ... and reliable transport of goods to the people of Puerto Rico. ... Exempting Puerto Rico from the Jones Act would undermine ... It is noteworthy that the U.S. General Accountability Office (GAO) recently com- ... ensure that no changes are made to this important law in the context of ... between Australian ports.
Maritime Security Program Impact Evaluation - Maritime Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation. Maritime Administration. Attn: Lorraine Wakeman. Program Analyst. 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE. Second Floor; W26- 445.
International Trade: Rules of Origin - Foreign Press Centers
Jan 5, 2012 ... Vivian C. Jones ... country of origin rules are important and briefly describe U.S. laws and ..... Schedule as the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. ... 10 The U.S. Customs Service proposed setting uniform rules of origin for imports ... In the Trade Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-210), one of the principal ...
Comparative Analysis of U.S. Federal Fishery - NOAA Fisheries
This assessment illustrates conformance between the U.S. federal marine ... Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service believes that if a U.S. fishery is ... Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA) and .... Council is unique in that it includes the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and ..... GAO-06-289.
The Army Lawyer (Feb 93) - Library of Congress
Feb 3, 1993 ... of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. 2~402. .... that Congress includes regularly in Department of Defense ... of the 1993 Authorization Act directed the DOD to issue ...... Puerto Rico Marine Management , Inc.,1°7 the protestor ... between the T-3 and the original service. F.
shipping 2013 - Connecticut Maritime Association
Apr 25, 2013 ... ing to exempt trade between them and the mainland US from the Build ... Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a study on the impact of the Jones Act on trade with Puerto. Rico. You might have ..... includes the regular monthly CMA Lunches during 2013, ..... Over the years, this service.
Industry Study Report - Eisenhower School - National Defense
U.S.'s contemporary freight transportation infrastructure by mode, discusses the .... more timely and reliable fashion.3 This investment has evolved over the years from a ..... Of particular regulatory significance is the Jones Act, a cabotage law that places ..... With continued demand for LNG as an energy source in Puerto Rico.
DeCAD 70-9 - Financial Management for Payroll - Commissaries.com
Edward S. Jones ..... liaison between the employee and the respective servicing Civilian Payroll Office. ... (i.e. 50 states and Puerto Rico), and the Field Operating Activities, will be ... to ensure timely and accurate pay and leave is processed for DeCA ... The U. S. General Accounting Office (GAO) requires that suitable control ...
Between 1900 and 1980 approximately 30 million immigrants came to the ... ously for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, Office of Plans and ... reliable, up-to-date and continuous information for making or modifying mi- ..... and Bailey and Ellis (1993) on return migration among Puerto Rican women illus- .
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