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Washington Legislator Salutes Jones Act on Its 95th Anniversary

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) took to the House floor on June 5 to praise ... Read Full Article

Washington Salutes Mariners on National Maritime Day

  On Thursday, May 21, National Maritime Day was recognized in the nation’s capital. The ... Read Full Article

Garamendi: ‘Yes We Can’ Have a Strong U.S.-Flag Fleet

US Rep John Garamendi (D-CA) reiterated his strong support for all aspects of the U.S.-flag ... Read Full Article

U.S.-Flag Coalition Calls on Senate to Retain American Vessels and Mariners in Efforts to Reform Food for Peace Program

The MTD joined a coalition of U.S-flag unions, associations and businesses calling upon the U.S. ... Read Full Article

Garamendi Continues Call for Industry Support in Oakland Address

U.S. Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) took his case for strengthening the U.S.-flag maritime industry to ... Read Full Article

MTD, PMCs Aboard for Annual Congressional Sail-In

The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO was well represented during the Sixth Annual Maritime Industry Congressional ... Read Full Article

Business Coalition Finds Ex-Im Bank Helps Reduce US Deficit

The U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank delivered $675 million at the end of 2014 to the ... Read Full Article

MarAd Charting Course for National Maritime Strategy

The head of the Maritime Administration (MarAd) told the MTD Executive Board that the Transportation ... Read Full Article

Thackrah Outlines Stable Course for MSC

The executive director of the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) sees a bright future ... Read Full Article

USTRANSCOM Head Stands Firm with Industry, Jones Act to Open MTD Board Meeting

“I am of the firm belief that this nation is and will always remain a ... Read Full Article