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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

Anti-Jones Act Amendment Never Offered During Keystone Debate

In the face of overwhelming bipartisan opposition led by the maritime unions and the U.S.-flag ... Read Full Article

Opposition to Anti-Jones Act Amendment Continues

From Capitol Hill to the maritime media to labor, opposition to the McCain amendment that ... Read Full Article