Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Commandant Ann Phillips

US Ocean Shipping Antitrust Enforcement Act Takes Aim At Container Carriers

by Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) Container carriers are facing new measures in the US Congress that would strip away a long-standing antitrust exemption and

March 28, 2023
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Tuesday, April 19, 2022

OPED – The US Navy Owes Congress Independent Honesty, Not Harmony

By Matthew Hipple and Michael DeBoer (CIMSEC) The military has two masters – the executive, who directs and operates, and the legislature, who regulates and

April 19, 2022
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Thursday, May 20, 2021

These Might Be The Worst Maritime Videos Ever Produced

UPDATE: Adding insult to injury… shortly after this article was published MARAD removed the Maritime Day video from YouTube. by Captain John Konrad

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 10068

Thursday, October 17, 2019
Rep. Elijah Cummings

Elijah Cummings, A Powerful Maritime Advocate, Has Died

House Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings, one of the most influential Democrats in Congress and a key figure in supporting the maritime industry and

October 17, 2019
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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Coast Guard Commandant testifies before House Subcommittee on Homeland Security Appropriations

WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the House Subcommittee on Homeland Security Appropriations here, Thursday, about

March 10, 2011
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Jones Act – Write Your Congressmen Today

National attention has recently been given to the Jones Act. Media has focused attention on the protection of the US Flag, on which gCaptain is currently

June 22, 2010
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Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Maritime Security

Factors Accounting For Piracy – The RAND Corporation Weighs In On Piracy In Somalia

Last week the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held hearings on the state of International Piracy On The High Seas. Along with the usual

February 11, 2009
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Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Oil Spill

San francisco Oil Spill Hearings – A Response to Admiral Bone, USCG

Yesterday my comments were published on the front page of The San Francisco Chronicle in an article titled; “Hearing today at Presidio – tough

November 20, 2007
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Oil Spill

Oil Spill Hearings – Video

Click on the above image to see video on today’s congressional hearings into the Cosco Busan Incident and resultant oil ship in San Francisco Bay. Final

November 20, 2007
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