Originally Posted by Marmot
I thought Ed was responding to my post that referenced the current proposal to eliminate the citizenship requirements for officers on US merchant ships. That will effectively satisfy many if not most of the goals of the US based anti Jones Act gang.
Sorry, didn't mean too hijack the thread or create a misunderstanding between our favorite contributors.
It was your post that I was responding to. Also the need for a universal language to be used. I believe the thread got split into 4 semi-related directions, i.e. protecting American maritime jobs, confusion caused by poor language co-ordination, cheap labor and this incident.