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Trump suspends Jones Act for Puerto Rico

The US has decided to, after all, allow foreign vessels to and from Puerto Rico. Donald Trump's spokeswoman says on Twitter that the President has opted to suspend the Jones Act in Puerto Rico.

US suspends Jones Act in wake of two hurricanes

A fear of lacking oil and oil product supplies in hurricane-stricken areas has prompted the Trump Administration to temporarily allow vessels sailing under foreign flags to operate in US waters.

Trump's toughest critic challenges the Jones Act

The fight against the almost 100-year-old Jones Act, a thorn in the eye of European carriers in particular, has rekindled after Republican Senator John McCain, one of Trump's most ardent critics, is now trying to break from the controversial legislation. ShippingWatch takes a look at a sensitive subject.

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