IMCA has been active in 2017 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.
Offshore Support Vessels Located in the US Gulf of Mexico in March 2018
IMCA report – Marine construction vessel impacts of proposed modifications and revocations of Jones Act letters related to offshore oil and natural gas activities
IMCA comments, submitted to US Customs and Border Protection
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
Joint comments, submitted by API, ADCI, IADC, IPAA, IAGC, IMCA, LMOGA, OOC, PESA and USOGA
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.