eCMID iconIMCA engages in seafarers’ wages payment during piracy at ILO meetings

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) actively participated, on behalf of the Maritime Employers’ Group, in the International Labour Organization (ILO) Working Group of the Special Tripartite Committee (STC), established under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) – the international treaty covering minimum working and living standards for seafarers. The Working Group’s meeting took place in Geneva, … Continue reading “IMCA engages in seafarers’ wages payment during piracy at ILO meetings”

eCMID iconIMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close – 1 day to go

IMCA is selecting a key fact-a-day on the 7-day countdown to the April 18, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) comment submission deadline, to highlight the potential risks if CBP revokes 40 years of precedent as reflected in its own rulings. Rulings that have brought decades of stability and billions of dollars in investment to the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico. Today we cover the myth about the ability of coastwise marine service companies to fill a resulting gap in the market.

eCMID iconIMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close – 2 days to go

IMCA is selecting a key fact-a-day on the 7-day countdown to the April 18, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) comment submission deadline, to highlight the potential risks if CBP revokes 40 years of precedent as reflected in its own rulings. Rulings that have brought decades of stability and billions of dollars in investment to the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico. Today we cover the myth about market coverage – it’s not just inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM).

eCMID iconIMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close – 3 days to go

IMCA is selecting a key fact-a-day on the 7-day countdown to the April 18, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) comment submission deadline, to highlight the potential risks if CBP revokes 40 years of precedent as reflected in its own rulings. Rulings that have brought decades of stability and billions of dollars in investment to the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico. Today we cover the myth about Jones Act waivers.

eCMID iconIMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close – 4 days to go

IMCA is selecting a key fact-a-day on the 7-day countdown to the April 18, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) comment submission deadline, to highlight the potential risks if CBP revokes 40 years of precedent as reflected in its own rulings. Rulings that have brought decades of stability and billions of dollars in investment to the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico. Today we cover the myth about vessel equipment as merchandise.

eCMID iconIMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close – 5 days to go

IMCA is selecting a key fact-a-day on the 7-day countdown to the April 18, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) comment submission deadline, to highlight the potential risks if CBP revokes 40 years of precedent as reflected in its own rulings. Rulings that have brought decades of stability and billions of dollars in investment to the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico. Today we cover the myth about impact on the US jobs market.

eCMID iconIMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close – 6 days to go

IMCA is selecting a key fact-a-day on the 7-day countdown to the April 18, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) comment submission deadline, to highlight the potential risks if CBP revokes 40 years of precedent as reflected in its own rulings. Rulings that have brought decades of stability and billions of dollars in investment to the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico. Today we cover the myth about economic investment.

eCMID iconIMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close – 7 days to go

IMCA is selecting a key fact-a-day on the 7-day countdown to the April 18, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) comment submission deadline, to highlight the potential risks if CBP revokes 40 years of precedent as reflected in its own rulings. Rulings that have brought decades of stability and billions of dollars in investment to the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico. Today we cover the myth about coastwise fleet capability.

eCMID iconNew report confirms potentially serious damage to the deepwater construction market in the US Gulf of Mexico from proposed Jones Act changes

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) issued its report on 4 April into the potential impact of the Jones Act proposals published by the US Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) on 18 January.  The report is available on IMCA’s website *. IMCA has conducted a detailed analysis of the technical requirements of conducting various … Continue reading “New report confirms potentially serious damage to the deepwater construction market in the US Gulf of Mexico from proposed Jones Act changes”