Author Archives: mhickey

Navy League President Blasts Newspaper Editorial Against Food for Peace

Responding to an April 23 Washington Post editorial attacking the PL-480 Food ... Read Full Article

Delaware Valley PMC Elects New Officers

Brother Scott Reeves will serve as president of the Delaware Valley and ... Read Full Article

ITF Salutes Justice Department Fine of $10 Million for Jones Act Violation

The International Transport Workers’ Federation”s ( ITF) Cabotage Taskforce, which is headed ... Read Full Article

Trumka: Time to Change Economy that’s Rigged Against Workers

  “The future is truly ours to shape.” With these words, AFL-CIO ... Read Full Article

USTRANSCOM Head Tells Congress Jones Act, MSP & Cargo Preference Essential for National Security

In both prepared and oral testimony before a joint meeting of two ... Read Full Article

AFGE Seeks Support to Stop 2 Anti-Union Bills

The MTD-affiliated American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is seeking the help ... Read Full Article

MTD Continues Its Support for Troops & Veterans

Because a great deal of the maritime work involving the MTD’s affiliates ... Read Full Article

Navy League Stands Ready to Work with MTD, US-Flag Fleet

The executive director of the Navy League of the United States told ... Read Full Article

Updated US-Flag Vessels and Shipyards Needed to Meet Challenges of 21st Century

The MTD Executive Board recognized the concept that for the U.S.-flag merchant ... Read Full Article

Cargo Preference Laws and Support Vital to Grow US-Flag Fleet

The MTD Executive Board reaffirmed the department’s long-held position that America needs ... Read Full Article