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Coast Guard Authorization Bill Becomes Law

Following earlier passage by the Senate and the House of Representatives and ... Read Full Article

ITF Launches Global Survey of Mariners to Study Their Mental Health and Wellbeing

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) along with its Seafarers” Trust has ... Read Full Article

Second Poe-Sized Lock on Great Lakes a Step Closer to Reality

Following Congressional approval and a presidential signature, legislation authorizing funding for a ... Read Full Article

ITF Releases Global Study Showing 91 Nations Have Maritime Cabotage Laws

Following a preview provided to the MTD Executive Board during its 2018 ... Read Full Article

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

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

IMO Declares June 25 at ‘Day of the ‘Seafarer’

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has set Monday, June 25, at the ... Read Full Article