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Monday, September 18, 2023
The Stena Immaculate and Stena Imperative, which have both been selected for the Tanker Security Program. Photo courtesy Crowley
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US Government’s Plan to Boost Oil Tanker Fleet Nears Full Effect

LONDON, Sept 18 (Reuters) – The United States is boosting access to commercial products tankers as part of a security drive to safeguard

September 18, 2023
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Wednesday, March 1, 2023
MARAD Announces More Than $12 Million in Funding for the Renamed U.S. Marine Highway Program
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MARAD Announces More Than $12 Million in Funding for the Renamed U.S. Marine Highway Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the availability of more than $12 million for the newly-renamed United

March 1, 2023
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Sunday, October 30, 2022
New York City Receives $5 Million Grant To Improve Water Freight Services And Marine Highways
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New York City Receives $5 Million Grant To Improve Water Freight Services And Marine Highways

NYCEDC, NEW YORK, NY—New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced that New York City has been selected for a $5.16 million federal

October 30, 2022
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Friday, October 21, 2022
DOT and New York State Announce Concurrent Jurisdiction for Merchant Marine Academy Campus
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DOT and New York State Announce Concurrent Jurisdiction for Merchant Marine Academy Campus

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the State of New York today announced the expansion of local law enforcements’ jurisdiction to the

October 21, 2022
Total Views: 2482

Friday, December 7, 2018
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U.S. Yet to Finalize National Maritime Strategy Addressing Challenges to U.S.-Flag Fleet, GAO Says

The U.S. Department of Transportation is yet to finalize national maritime strategies that were called were called for in two separate mandates by Congress in

December 7, 2018
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
U.S. Senate Confirms Chao to Head Transportation Department
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U.S. Senate Confirms Chao to Head Transportation Department

In a 93 to 6 vote, the U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Elaine Chao as head of the U.S. Department of Transportation in the Trump Administration. Hours later

January 31, 2017
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Thursday, October 9, 2014
Jaenichen: The Jones Act Moves Industry and America’s Economic Prosperity
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Jaenichen: The Jones Act Moves Industry and America’s Economic Prosperity

Our very first Congress singled out the domestic U.S. Merchant Marine as essential to our economy and national defense. That is why, from the beginnings of

October 9, 2014
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Friday, April 4, 2014
Foxx Names New Members to U.S Maritime Industry Advisory Panel
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Foxx Names New Members to U.S Maritime Industry Advisory Panel

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the appointment of 10 new members to the Marine Transportation System National

April 4, 2014
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Friday, September 6, 2013
U.S. DOT Awards $103 Million to Port-related Infrastructure Projects Through TIGER Grant Program
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U.S. DOT Awards $103 Million to Port-related Infrastructure Projects Through TIGER Grant Program

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday announced that 52 transportation projects in 37 states will receive a total of $474 million in 2013

September 6, 2013
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Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Anthony Foxx Sworn in as U.S. Transportation Secretary
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Anthony Foxx Sworn in as U.S. Transportation Secretary

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx was sworn in Tuesday as the United States' 17th Secretary of

July 3, 2013
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Thursday, June 27, 2013
U.S. Approves Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as DOT Secretary
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U.S. Approves Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as DOT Secretary

The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted 100-0 to approve Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx to head the U.S. Transportation Department, handing him the job as tight

June 27, 2013
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Sunday, April 28, 2013
Obama To Nominate Anthony Foxx As Transportation Secretary
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Obama To Nominate Anthony Foxx As Transportation Secretary

President Barack Obama plans on Monday to nominate Charlotte, North Carolina, Mayor Anthony Foxx to be his next transportation secretary, a White House

April 28, 2013
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Tuesday, January 29, 2013
LaHood Stepping Down as DOT Secretary
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LaHood Stepping Down as DOT Secretary

By Angela Greiling Keane and Jeff Plungis U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, one of two Republicans to serve in President Barack Obama’s cabinet,

January 29, 2013
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Monday, January 30, 2012
GMATS: MARAD’s David Matsuda Speaks
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GMATS: MARAD’s David Matsuda Speaks

By David Matsuda, U.S. Maritime Administrator Last month, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration and the U.S. Merchant Marine

January 30, 2012
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Monday, January 9, 2012
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Defense

US Merchant Marine Academy Barracks Evacuated, 39 Sent to Hospital

Official Statement from the Department of Transportation regarding the evacuation of the US Merchant Marine Academy barracks on 8 January 2012. On Sunday

January 9, 2012
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Monday, December 12, 2011
Marad Says Nearly $10 Million in Federal Funding Now Available to Small Shipyards
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Marad Says Nearly $10 Million in Federal Funding Now Available to Small Shipyards

The U.S. Maritime Administration has announced that $9.98 million in federal funding is now available to qualified small shipyards in the U.S. Marad says the

December 12, 2011
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Thursday, December 8, 2011
DOT Shuts Down GMATS – Effective July 2012
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DOT Shuts Down GMATS – Effective July 2012

gCaptain has just received the breaking news that the U.S. Department of Transportation will be shutting down the Global Maritime and Transportation School

December 8, 2011
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