Author Archives: mhickey

Garamendi Recognized for Commitment to US-Flag Industry

U.S. Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) received the 2018 Champion of Maritime Award ... Read Full Article

Florida’s Mast New Head of House Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Subcommittee

U.S. Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL) has become the new chairman of the ... Read Full Article

Canadian Maritime Unions Win Major Cabotage Rights

Canadian seafaring unions finalized an agreement with the Canadian government that secured ... Read Full Article

St Louis PMC Honors Architects of RTW Defeat

The 2018 edition of the Greater Missouri Area and Vicinity Port Council ... Read Full Article

Kaine, Scott Discuss Port/Maritime Issues with Hampton Roads PMC

With representatives from 16 different international unions present, the Hampton Roads Port ... Read Full Article

Affiliates Praise Federal Judge’s Rejection of Anti-Union Executive Orders

MTD affiliates joined with other unions in supporting the decision reached by ... Read Full Article

AFL-CIO Launches Labor Day Ad Campaign

With the voice of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka in the background and ... Read Full Article

War-Vet Congressman Reaffirms Support for Jones Act

U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter (R-CA) wrote a column printed in a California ... Read Full Article

Study States Lakes-Seaway Responsible for More Than 325,000 Jobs

A study released this month by a coalition of U.S. and Canadian ... Read Full Article

New Study Finds ‘Jones Act Has No Impact’ on Puerto Rico Prices and Cost of Living

A new study conducted jointly by Boston-based and San Juan-based economists found ... Read Full Article