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MTD President Sacco Praises Nomination of Chao to Head Transportation Department

MTD President Michael Sacco welcomed the nomination of Elaine Chao to be the Secretary of ... Read Full Article

House Letter Outlines Jones Act’s Importance to Puerto Rican Economic Task Force

The chairs and ranking members of two U.S. House of Representatives’ subcommittees outlined the reasons ... Read Full Article

Former Rep. Helen Bentley – First Lady of U.S.-Flag Maritime – Succumbs to Cancer

  The “First Lady of the U.S.-flag Maritime Industry” passed away August 6. For almost ... Read Full Article

ITF Tells Trade Panel that Cabotage Laws Work and Should Remain in Place

Speaking in Brussels on July 13 before negotiators involved in crafting the U.S.-European Union (E.U.) ... Read Full Article

Latest Jones Act Attack Repelled in House

  The latest attack on the Jones Act was thwarted late June 8 when the ... Read Full Article

Statement from Michael Sacco,President of the Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO, On Ruling by House Rules Committee Regarding Jones Act Amendment

                                                 June 9, 2016 We are very grateful to the members of the House Rules ... Read Full Article

MARAD HONORS HERBERGER ON NATIONAL MARITIME DAY

  The U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd) honored one of its own on May 23 during ... Read Full Article

Jones Act Support Remains Strong throughout Nation’s Capital

If it is springtime in Washington, DC, it must be time for an annual tradition. ... Read Full Article

Support for Jones Act Highlights Maritime Issues before MTD Board

  The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO Executive Board reaffirmed its continuing support for several important ... Read Full Article

Seaway Administrator Sutton Highlights Importance of Great Lakes Transportation

  Before extolling the importance of the Great Lakes to the U.S., Canadian and global ... Read Full Article