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Cargo Preference Laws and Support Vital to Grow US-Flag Fleet

The MTD Executive Board reaffirmed the department’s long-held position that America needs strong cargo preference ... Read Full Article

MTD Welcome Jerry Abell Aboard as New VP

Brother Jerry Abell is the new MTD Vice President following action taken during the MTD ... Read Full Article

MTD Pledges Solidarity with UMWA in Fight for Retiree Care

For generations, union members have struggled for a secure retirement when their working days are ... Read Full Article

Trumka, Patrick Outline Strategies in Fights for Working Families

Both the national and Texas State AFL-CIO presidents were on hand at the MTD Executive ... Read Full Article

MTD Joins BCTGM Nabisco Day of Action

The MTD joins with its affiliate – the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers ... Read Full Article

US Customs’ JADE Enforcer Tells MTD Board Jones Act Needed for Nation’s Security

  The face of the newly created U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Jones Act Division ... Read Full Article

Jones Act Needed for Hawaii’s Economy States Oahu Legislator Chris Lee

Being an elected official from Hawaii, State Rep. Chris Lee (D-51) knows the importance and ... Read Full Article

USCG District Commander Calls a ‘National Critical Infrastructure’

The commanding officer of the U.S. Coast Guard’s biggest district told the Maritime Trades Department ... Read Full Article

San Antonio to Host MTD Executive Board Meeting March 9 & 10

For Immediate Release                                      For More Information, contact: March 3, 2017                                        ... Read Full Article

Port Councils Participate in Annual DC ‘Sail-In’

The MTD through its Port Maritime Councils was very well represented during the annual “Sail-In” on ... Read Full Article