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Jones Act shippers search for demand in US refined oil product industry

With Joshua Mann

August 16, 2016 09:15:26 EST (2:45)

Sliding demand for Jones Act crude shipping has operators targeting the refined products market, but a glut of products is suppressing appetite for the tankers. Joshua Mann evaluates how vessels compliant with the federal shipping law are being affected along the US Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts, given that lower crude production and unrestricted crude exports have freed ships to take on clean cargoes.

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