SOLAS Requirements – Puerto Rico

As of this date, it is our opinion that a ship strictly engaged in the Jones Act trade is not impacted by SOLAS because SOLAS applies only to ships engaged in international trade. This means that a Jones Act ship that also engages in international trade is required to comply with SOLAS. Therefore, since the MV National Glory only calls … Read More

Minority Owned Business Certification

As of May 1, 2016, National Shipping of America has been certified as a Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE). National Shipping is owned by Dr. C. C. Chen, a resident of the U.S. Territory of Guam and a naturalized U.S. Citizen. Many corporations and government agencies have programs that support diverse and/or small businesses. The benefits of these programs are different … Read More