Monday, January 4, 2021
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American Maritime Partnership Salutes Passing of Defense Bill with ‘Significant Maritime Legislation’

The American Maritime Partnership is saluting Congress’s passing of the National Defense Authorization Act, which the advocacy group said includes some of the most consequential maritime legislation enacted in many...

January 4, 2021
Total Views: 943

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Press Releases

Representative Elaine Luria Earns Merchant Marine Award

American Maritime Partnership (AMP), last month announced it is honoring Representative Elaine Luria, of Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District, with the American Maritime Hero Award. The award recognizes individuals or groups of...

September 17, 2020
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Maritime News

Tom Hanks Recognized for Works Celebrating U.S. Merchant Marine

Actor Tom Hanks has been awarded the American Maritime Partnership’s American Maritime Hero Award in recognition of his work celebrating American maritime heroes. The Oscar Award-winner has drawn global attention...

July 14, 2020
Total Views: 97

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Maritime News

U.S. Congressman John Garamendi Receives ‘Champion of Maritime’ Award

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) has recognized U.S. Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) on Monday with the 2018 ‘Champion of Maritime’ Award. Through his years of work in the U.S. Congress,...

September 18, 2018
Total Views: 10

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Maritime News

Maritime and National Security Leaders Tout Jones Act as Essential to National and Homeland Security

U.S. national security leaders and various maritime stakeholders were in Maryland this week to attend the annual U.S. Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition, where the importance of the Jones Act proved...

April 12, 2018
Total Views: 7

Thursday, January 11, 2018
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Kirby’s Matt Woodruff Elected President of American Maritime Partnership

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the member-driven coalition representing the U.S. domestic maritime industry on policy issues, has announced that Matt Woodruff of Kirby Corporation has been elected as its...

January 11, 2018
Total Views: 22

Friday, April 8, 2016

ANIMATION: Understanding the Importance of the Jones Act

Animation from the American Maritime Partnership explaining the importance of the Jones Act. 

April 8, 2016
Total Views: 30

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Keystone Bill Passes Without Senator McCain’s Jones Act Amendment

The U.S. Senate passed a bill on Thursday for the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but an amendment filed by Senator John McCain seeking to repeal the U.S. build requirement of the Jones Act was not attached.

January 29, 2015
Total Views: 49

Monday, December 15, 2014

Congress Reaffirms Support for Jones Act and American Maritime

The United States Congress last week enacted the strongest statement of support for the Jones Act and the American domestic maritime industry since the Merchant Marine Act of 1936.

December 15, 2014
Total Views: 21

Monday, December 8, 2014

Jones Act Under Attack: American Maritime Partnership Fires Back

This article was written by the American maritime Partnership in response to a recent discussion on the Jones Act at The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, in which Senator John McCain vowed the eventual repeal of the 90 year old law.

December 8, 2014
Total Views: 25

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Maritime News

AMP Chairman Hails American Maritime Surge, Questions Jones Act Critics

NEW YORK – Tom Allegretti, Chairman of the American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the domestic maritime industry, today highlighted the continued renaissance of the nation’s maritime sector, particularly...

October 8, 2014
Total Views: 3

Thursday, September 4, 2014

U.S. Maritime Industry Jobs Program Lures Veterans

National Program Helps Veterans Transition to New Jobs in the American Maritime Industry

September 4, 2014
Total Views: 2

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Maritime News

America’s Maritime Industry: Building on a Strong Past to Ensure a Vibrant Future

By Thomas Allegretti, Chairman, American Maritime Partnership

May 22, 2014
Total Views: 4

Friday, April 11, 2014
Maritime News

Study: Maritime Jobs Pump $11.3 Billion Annually Into Louisiana Economy

New data released this week shows that Louisiana ranks first in the nation in economic impact from the U.S. domestic maritime industry, creating 54,850 maritime jobs that pump more than $11.3 billion annually into the Louisiana economy.

April 11, 2014
Total Views: 15

Friday, February 21, 2014

AMP: Don’t Blame the Jones Act for New Jersey Salt Shortage, Blame the State!

The Jones Act once again came under attack this week after it was unfairly blamed for a New Jersey salt shortage by state officials and the mainstream media.

February 21, 2014
Total Views: 43

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Jones Act Essential to Maintaining U.S-Flag Fleet

Kirby CEO: Jones Act is essential to the nation’s economic growth as well as its national and homeland security.

May 21, 2013
Total Views: 3

Thursday, May 2, 2013

American Maritime Partnership Elects New Chairman

The American Maritime Partnership has elected Thomas Allegretti as its new Chairman.

May 2, 2013
Total Views: 6

Friday, November 2, 2012

American Maritime Partnership Will Not Oppose Jones Act Waivers In Wake of Sandy

The American Maritime Partnership, representing more than 40,000 Jones Act vessels, issued a statement late Thursday regarding the delivery of petroleum and other cargoes to areas hit by Hurricane Sandy...

November 2, 2012
Total Views: 34