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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

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

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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

USCG Commandant Speaks Against Anti-Jones Act Amendment

The head of the U.S. Coast Guard told an audience in northern Virginia that the ... Read Full Article

More Voices Call for Defeat of Anti-Jones Act Amendment in Senate

As Port Maritime Councils and MTD affiliates contact their local U.S. Senators to urge them ... Read Full Article

MTD Demands Defeat of Anti-Jones Act Amendment before Senate

The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO is urging its affiliates and port councils to oppose an ... Read Full Article

Bipartisan Coast Guard Bill Clears Congress with Proposals to Strengthen U.S. Merchant Marine

By unanimous consent, the House and the Senate passed the Howard Coble Coast Guard and ... Read Full Article