TAMPA — There’s no question about the impact of shipping on the Tampa Bay area’s economy. It’s big: 9,520 jobs and $2 billion annually, according to a new report produced for the shipping industry by PricewaterhouseCoopers. But local shipping executives warned Friday those numbers could shrink if Congress repeals a law that’s been on the… Continue reading Tampa Shipping Executives Rally Around the Jones Act
Eric F. Smith, Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer for Hendry Marine Industries recently discussed the pros and cons of The Jones Act on the Maritime Executive Magazine podcast series, IN THE KNOW. Listen the Podcast Episode 2 here.
Hendry Marine Industries, Inc. was featured in the January 2018 edition of the Maritime Reporter and Engineering News. Read the full article here: Hendry Marine: New Drydock
TAMPA, Fla. – November 30, 2017 – Hendry Marine Industries and Gulf Marine Repair purchased a new dry dock. It is expected to arrive at the Tampa shipyard in late December. Principal dimensions of the dry dock are as follows: Length Overall: 94.800 m / 311.02 feet Breadth: 24.200 m / 79.40 feet Pontoon Depth: 3.500 m /… Continue reading Bright Future for New Dry Dock
The Jones Act is once again in the crosshairs of detractors looking to open our domestic transportation service to allegedly cheaper foreign-flagged vessels. This topic frequently comes up after a natural disaster, and no one wants to be seen as a possible hindrance to moving essential goods to the area of need. Therefore, regardless of… Continue reading The Jones Act’s True Financial Impact