Dedicated to National Security

By supporting U.S. built, crewed, and owned vessels, the U.S.-Puerto Rican maritime trade ensures the island’s physical and economic security.

U.S.-Puerto Rican maritime provides national security benefits to both the U.S. and Puerto Rico by maintaining a robust shipyard industrial …

Five True Facts About the Jones Act

There’s a lot of misconceptions about the maritime industry and the Jones Act, but it is critical to separate the facts from fiction.



Below are five true facts about the Jones Act and the U.S.-Puerto Rican maritime.


Supporting Family-Wage Careers

The U.S.- Puerto Rican maritime industry provides economic benefit in the form of thousands of local American jobs in Puerto Rico, no small matter for a region suffering from severe unemployment.

The American domestic carriers that serve Puerto Rico in …