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US Senators Push to Exempt Puerto Rico from Jones Act

US Senators John McCain and Mike Lee have introduced legislation that would permanently exempt Puerto Rico from the ...

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Trump Waives Jones Act for Puerto Rico

The Trump Administration has finally decided to waive the Jones Act for the hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The move ...

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Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico Still on the Table?

Puerto Rico could receive an approval for a Jones Act waiver as US President Donald Trump informed he is ...

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US Denies Request for Puerto Rico Jones Act Waiver

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has denied a request for Jones Act waiver to storm-ravaged Puerto ...

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Hurricane Maria Closes Ports in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands are yet again closed to vessels as Hurricane Maria approaches the area, only ...

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Crowley's New ConRo Ships Taking Shape

Florida-based shipping company Crowley Maritime Corporation has reached milestones in the construction of two new, ...

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Report: TOTE to Continue Shipping Ops amid Hurricane Matthew

US shipping company TOTE Maritime is reportedly planning to continue its operations as planned despite warnings ...

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Puerto Rico Expects Record-Breaking Cruise Season

Puerto Rico is on its way to break cruise passenger records for the second time in three years, according to Puerto ...

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Crowley Signs Multi-Year Deal to Ship LNG to Puerto Rico

US-based liquefied natural gas company Pivotal LNG signed a multi-year agreement to sell liquefied natural gas ...

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Update: Ferry Runs Aground after Igniting off San Juan

All passengers and crewmembers from the 561-foot passenger/car ferry Caribbean Fantasy, which ignited earlier ...

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USCG Finds USD 1.4 Mn Worth of Cocaine aboard Ferry

The United States Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection law enforcement personnel seized USD 1.42 million ...

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AMP: Puerto Rico Should Not Be Exempted from Jones Act

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) is opposing Rep. Gary Palmer’s (R-AL) proposed measure to exempt Puerto ...

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Crowley Injects USD 21 Mn More in Isla Grande Terminal

Crowley Puerto Rico Services, part of Florida-based Crowley Holdings, has assigned an additional sum of USD 21 ...

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Puerto Rico Considers Leaving the Jones Act Behind

A recent debate on stabilizing the economy of Puerto Rico also triggered discussions of exempting the island trade ...

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TOTE Rebrands Operating Companies

U.S. Jones Act carrier TOTE has decided to rename its operating company Sea Star Line, which serves Puerto Rico and ...

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Puerto Rico's Push for Jones Act Exemption Under Fire

The recently proposed five-year plan that would allow non U.S.-flagged ships to transport cargo between the U.S. ...

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Erika Closes Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Ports

The U.S. Coast Guard set Port Condition ZULU at midnight local time Wednesday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin ...

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FERC Okays Excelerate’s LNG Terminal off Puerto Rico

Excelerate Energy (Excelerate) has obtained authorization from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ...

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Crowley Puerto Rico Sets Stage for LNG ConRo Ships

Crowley Puerto Rico Sets Stage for LNG ConRo Ships

Crowley Puerto Rico Services, part of Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings, has signed a USD 48.5 million ...

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Horizon Lines Concludes Puerto Rico Terminal Assets Sale

US cargo liner Horizon Lines has sold its San Juan, Puerto Rico container terminal assets and assigned its lease ...

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Horizon Lines Looking to Sell

Horizon Lines for Sale

The U.S. ocean cargo carrier Horizon Lines has entered into definitive agreements for a series of transactions that ...

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