Fox New continues with it's nonsense regarding the Jones Act and the BP Deepwater Oil Spill.
Fox & Friends ignores international aid in attacking Obama over oil spill response
The fact is that, at present, 15 foreign flagged non-Jones Act vessels are in the Gulf responding to the spill and none required Jones Act waivers.
Here is a link to an AIS in the area. When I checked all the vessels in the area are foreign flagged.
Perhaps responding to the blather- Admiral Allen provides Jones Act waiver guidance
Here is 46 USC 55113 - Use of foreign documented oil spill response vessels
gcaptain forum "Foreign vessels on GOM clean up"
From LA Times, Foreign flagging of offshore rigs skirts U.S. safety rules. Under International law, offshore oil rigs like the Deepwater Horizon are treated as ships, and companies are allowed to "register" them in unlikely places such as the Marshall Islands, Panama and Liberia — reducing the U.S. government's role in inspecting and enforcing safety and other standards.