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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

NASSCO Shipyard Exec Sees Bright Future for Jones Act Trade, U.S Military Operations.

  Bringing examples of recent success, a union-contracted shipyard executive spoke in San Diego to ... Read Full Article

Consultant Tells MTD Board to Keep Fighting to Knockout Maritime from International Trade Talks

  Likening the decades-long fight to a boxing match, a guest speaker at the Maritime ... Read Full Article

TRANSCOM’s Tuck Salutes Reliability of U.S.-Flag Sealift

  A high-ranking officer from the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) told the Maritime Trades Department, ... Read Full Article

Bipartisan Spending Bill Includes MSP Increase

The U.S.-flag maritime industry took some important steps forward in the Fiscal Year 2016 omnibus ... Read Full Article