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Get rid of the Jones Act? Terrible idea, says Clayton Cook
Ken Hocke interviews the former General Counsel of the Maritime Administration at the International WorkBoat Show, 2010


While the international effort to help clean up the oil spill in the Gulf may have renewed calls to look into whether the Jones Act is the best thing for the U.S. shipping and workboat industry, H. Clayton Cook has no such questions running through his mind. As former General Counsel to the Maritime Administration, and as a lawyer with Seward & Kissel, he firmly believes the Act is vital to the continued health of the U.S. economy. 

At the International WorkBoat Show, 2010, Ken Hocke sat down with Cook and asked him about his views. Watch the video below for his strident answers.



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