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Congressmen Back Jones Act, Emphasize Need for Grassroots Action

U.S. Congressmen Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Brian Mast (R-FL) have different public-speaking ... Read Full Article

White House Executive Order Helps Veterans Transition into US-Flag Merchant Marine

An executive order signed by President Trump on March 4 will make ... Read Full Article

New Report Shows Jones Act Provides $154 Billion Annually to Nation’s Economy

The Transportation Institute released a new report showing a 30 percent increase ... Read Full Article

MarAd’s Buzby Tells MTD He Is Optimistic about Industry

The head of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd) thoroughly understands the challenges ... Read Full Article

MTD Affiliates, Port Councils Urged to Demonstrate Jones Act Support

As the MTD continues to stand up for the Jones Act, we’re ... Read Full Article

House Transportation & Infrastructure Leaders Oppose Proposed Jones Act Waiver

The bipartisan leadership of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee came out ... Read Full Article

Coast Guard Authorization Bill Becomes Law

Following earlier passage by the Senate and the House of Representatives and ... Read Full Article

ITF Launches Global Survey of Mariners to Study Their Mental Health and Wellbeing

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) along with its Seafarers” Trust has ... Read Full Article

Second Poe-Sized Lock on Great Lakes a Step Closer to Reality

Following Congressional approval and a presidential signature, legislation authorizing funding for a ... Read Full Article

ITF Releases Global Study Showing 91 Nations Have Maritime Cabotage Laws

Following a preview provided to the MTD Executive Board during its 2018 ... Read Full Article