Wednesday, June 5, 2013

No Jones Act Relief for Hawaii in 2013

May 22: 17 Prominent Hawaii economists, business leaders, and professors ask Congress to Repeal 1920s Law Preventing Foreign Competition in Shipping.

May 28: Should Hawaii Be Exempted From The Jones Act? Lawsuit Says Yes

May 30: Court Says No -- U.S. District Court in Hawaii dismisses lawsuit challenging applicability of Jones Act in Hawaii

June 5: It will take a few more years but some relaxation of Jones Act requirements for Alaska, Hawaii and Guam is inevitable.

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