The Jones Act, the Maritime Industry and the U.S. Military

By |January 3rd, 2017|

The Jones Act, which is also known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 is a law that protects and provides for merchant marines and seamen working in the U.S. maritime industry. The law regulates commerce by waterways in the U.S., ensures that vessels follow U.S. law, and gives seamen and mariners the right to […]