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Statement by MTD President Michael Sacco on El Faro Search

As the search for the El Faro mariners continues, our thoughts and prayers remain with ... Read Full Article

Seaway Task Force Calls for New Lock at the Soo

  Labor and business representatives of the Seaway Task Force toured the Soo Locks in ... Read Full Article

Business Roundtable Joins Fight to Renew Ex-Im Bank

The Business Roundtable called on Congress to pass charter renewal authorization for the U.S. Export-Import ... Read Full Article

Mariners Unite Around Globe to Fight Cabotage Attacks

The MTD, its affiliates and Port Councils continue to promote facts and figures showing the ... Read Full Article

MTD Alerts Congress to Fallacies in Puerto Rican Anti-Jones Act Report

The MTD has called upon members of Congress to not be taken in by a ... Read Full Article

President Calls for Ex-Im Bank Renewal

President Barack Obama added his voice in the fight before Congress to renew the charter ... Read Full Article

Washington Legislator Salutes Jones Act on Its 95th Anniversary

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) took to the House floor on June 5 to praise ... Read Full Article

Washington Salutes Mariners on National Maritime Day

  On Thursday, May 21, National Maritime Day was recognized in the nation’s capital. The ... Read Full Article

Garamendi: ‘Yes We Can’ Have a Strong U.S.-Flag Fleet

US Rep John Garamendi (D-CA) reiterated his strong support for all aspects of the U.S.-flag ... Read Full Article

U.S.-Flag Coalition Calls on Senate to Retain American Vessels and Mariners in Efforts to Reform Food for Peace Program

The MTD joined a coalition of U.S-flag unions, associations and businesses calling upon the U.S. ... Read Full Article