“The Jones Act is a very important program for our national security.”
American Jobs. American Security.
America’s domestic maritime industry is responsible for over 500,000 jobs and more than $100 billion in annual economic output.
America’s national security depends on safe domestic waterways and common-sense domestic commerce practice on U.S.-flag vessels.
Who is AMP?
American Maritime Partnership is the voice of the U.S. domestic maritime industry, a pillar of our nation‘s economic, national, and homeland security. More than 40,000 American vessels built in American shipyards and crewed by American mariners ply our waters 24/7. Supported by the Jones Act, this industry sustains nearly 500,000 jobs and almost $100 billion in annual economic impact.