American Maritime Officer: October 2017

Jones Act fleet leads in relief and recovery efforts following three devastating hurricanes

A full load of relief cargo and supplies for Puerto Rico is loaded onboard the Jones Act containership Perla del Caribe in Jacksonville, Fla. on October 2. American vessels continue to deliver vital supplies, including FEMA relief cargoes; pallets of water; electric poles, utility trucks, and other supplies for communications companies; heavy equipment, including dump trunks; and tanker trucks and other supplies for energy companies.