Jones Act reports

IMCA has been active on behalf of its members in response to proposals from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency relating to interpretation of the Jones Act.

Published reports

 

File type iconNovember 21, 2019, IMCA letter to CBP

File type iconNovember 20, 2019, IADC letter to CBP

File type iconNovember 2019, Joint comments submitted by API, IADC, IPAA, IAGC, IMCA, LMOGA, OOC, PESA, USOGA and TXOGA

File type iconOctober 2019, Joint comments submitted by API, IADC, IPAA, IAGC, IMCA, LMOGA, OOC, PESA and USOGA

File type icon October 2019, IMCA Letter to President Trump

File type icon March 2018, Offshore Support Vessels Located in the US Gulf of Mexico in March 2018

File type icon April 2017, IMCA report – Marine construction vessel impacts of proposed modifications and revocations of Jones Act letters related to offshore oil and natural gas activities

File type icon April 2017, Executive summary

File type icon April 2017, IMCA comments, submitted to US Customs and Border Protection

File type iconApril 2017,  American Petroleum Institute (API) report – Economic impacts of proposed modification and revocation of Jones Act ruling letters related to offshore oil and natural gas activities

File type iconApril 2017, Joint comments, submitted by API, ADCI, IADC, IPAA, IAGC, IMCA, LMOGA, OOC, PESA and USOGA

 

 

Press releases

IMCA has issued several press releases on this topic, including setting out seven key myths and the real facts as the deadline for comment on the proposals approached and welcoming the resulting CBP decision.