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Sunday, December 29, 2013

Offshore wind energy developers look for way around Jones Act.

The American offshore wind industry faces a delema. The Jones Act, passed to protect maritime merchants, requires vessels transporting cargo or equipment between two U.S. points to be American flagged and manufactured. Because the offshore wind industry has not yet taken off in the states, the only vessels capable of helping it along are manufactured in Europe. Continue...

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