Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA)


OMSA Stands With CBP in Defending American Mariners

By Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) 2017-04-04 16:05:03

The Jones Act is grounded in a national defense policy of ensuring domestic shipbuilding and seafaring capacity while supporting a strong domestic maritime industry essential for U.S. economic security and job creation. It is the law of the land and has been supported by every modern president. It is, and always has been, an effective “Buy American, Hire American” statute. Customs Border Patrol (CBP) announced on January 18, 2017 a notice (the 2017 Notice) of revocation and modification of previously...

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