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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

Garamendi Recognized for Commitment to US-Flag Industry

U.S. Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) received the 2018 Champion of Maritime Award ... Read Full Article

Florida’s Mast New Head of House Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Subcommittee

U.S. Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL) has become the new chairman of the ... Read Full Article