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Entries in Jones Act (2)


PODCAST - Risk Management in a Modern Marine Economy 

The so-called “blue economy” is evolving at a rapid pace.  As a result, innovative marine-based businesses are finding themselves exposed to risks when technological development outpaces legal development.  This podcast discusses the risk of worker’s compensation exposure that modern marine businesses face and how best to manage that exposure. Listen to the podcast below or download it on Soundcloud or iTunes


Harlan Doliner and Ben Ford to Present Webinar on Jones Act and Offshore Wind Power

On Wednesday February 22nd at 1:00pm Verrill Dana's own Harlan Doliner and Ben Ford will present an online discussion of how U.S. Cabotage Law (otherwise known as the Jones Act) could affact the development of offshore wind power facilities.  Presenting with Ben and Harlan will be Paul Williamson of the Maine Wind Energy Initiative.  Mr Williamson will discuss the need for service vessels and how the Jones Act could require that those vessels be constructed in the U.S. and owned by U.S. companies.

Participants will hear how the current law, along with proposed changes in the law will present opportunities to their commerical marine industry businesses.

The webinar is presented by Workboat Magazine and there is a small fee to participate.  For more information go to: or drop us a line.