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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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Read Full Article

Great Lakes Legislators Call for Reevaluation of Soo Locks Study

A bipartisan group of Senators and Representatives from eight Great Lakes states ... Read Full Article

Canadian Government Settles with SIU of Canada for Issuing Improper Foreign Work Permits

In what is being described as “major victory for the SIU of ... Read Full Article

US-Flag Coalition Calls on New President to Support Food for Peace

A coalition of U.S.-flag shipowners, unions and trade associations have reached out ... Read Full Article

MTD Applauds Confirmation of Transportation Secretary Chao

  The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO looks forward to working with Transportation ... Read Full Article

NY Times Reporter Exposes Dangers to Workers in Deep-Sea Fishing Industry

  While mariners know the struggle for workers’ rights is not limited ... Read Full Article