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MTD Salutes Buzby’s Confirmation as US Maritime Administrator

Via voice vote on August 3, the U.S. Senate confirmed retired Rear Admiral Mark H. ... Read Full Article

RADM Buzby Nominated to Head MarAd

Retired Navy Rear Admiral Mark H. “Buzz” Buzby has been nominated by President Donald Trump ... Read Full Article

White House Recognizes National Maritime Day

  Since 1933, the federal government has recognized May 22 as National Maritime Day. This ... Read Full Article

Michigan Governor Calls for Upgraded Soo Locks

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is joining the bipartisan chorus calling for action to upgrade the ... Read Full Article

Navy League President Blasts Newspaper Editorial Against Food for Peace

Responding to an April 23 Washington Post editorial attacking the PL-480 Food for Peace Program, ... 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 by MTD Executive ... 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 subcommittees of the ... 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 the MTD Executive ... 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 fleet to remain ... 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 strong cargo preference ... Read Full Article