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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

Ex-Im Rechartered for 4 Years

Pending an expected signature from President Obama on legislation passed by Congress, the U.S. Export-Import ... Read Full Article

National World War II Museum Spotlights Efforts of Merchant Mariners

  The National World War II Museum, located in New Orleans, just opened a section ... Read Full Article

University Study Comes Out Strong for Jones Act and MSP

A detailed study issued by two professors from the Hawaii Pacific University came to the ... Read Full Article

Funding Approved for Study for New Soo Lock

  The Detroit Free Press is reporting the Army Corps of Engineers and the Office ... Read Full Article

ITF Launches Cabotage Task Force at MTD Office

  The MTD hosted the first meeting of the newly formed International Transport Workers’ Federation ... Read Full Article

House Passes Ex-Im Renewal; Senate Action Awaits

In a rarely used parliamentary procedure, the House of Representatives passed legislation on October 27 ... Read Full Article

Senate Honors El Faro Crew

On October 21, the United States Senate passed a bipartisan resolution in memory of the ... Read Full Article

AFL-CIO President Trumka on the Loss of the El Faro Mariners

On Wednesday afternoon, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the following statement: “We are deeply saddened ... Read Full Article

White House Statement in Memory of El Faro Crew

Late Wednesday, President Barack Obama issued the followed statement in memory of the crew of ... Read Full Article