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The Jones Act is Dead! Long Live the Jones Act

So our latest dispatches determine with conviction that half of America’s Jones Act cargo fleet is every bit as creaky

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Project Lighthouse: New Study of US Jones Act Ships Finds Some with “High-Risk Probability for Severe Accidents and Casualties” that “Require Immediate Action to Control the Potential Hazard…”

A new maritime risk ratings study by this column of “Jones Act” ships designated as “militarily useful” shows that half the ships are far riskier than similar vessels in the world fleet – and two are rated as so risky that the agency advises such ships generally “require immediate action to control the potential hazard.”

Comments and News Summary: Was the “Ready Reserve” Surge More Like the Movie “Master and Commander”? Or “Weekend at Bernie’s”? The World Cup of Maritime Writing. And a Project Lighthouse Summary

Was the “Ready Reserve” Surge More Like the Movie “Master and Commander”? Or “Weekend at Bernie’s”?   The “Surge” test

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