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Friday, July 1, 2022

Congress May Give Jones Act Ships Special Port Privileges

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) This week, in the wake of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act that President Biden signed into law last month, US Congressmen John

July 1, 2022
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Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Ocean Shipping Reform Act Headed to President Biden’s Desk After Passing House

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted 369 to 42 to pass the Senate’s version of the bipartisan Ocean Shipping Reform Act, designed to give the

June 14, 2022
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Thursday, February 17, 2022

Senator Introduces Bill to ‘Level the Playing Field’ in U.S. Offshore Sector

U.S. Senator from Louisiana Bill Cassidy (R-LA) has introduced the American Offshore Worker Fairness Act, a bill he says will provide a level playing field

February 17, 2022
Total Views: 2544

Friday, February 4, 2022

Bipartisan Ocean Shipping Reform Bill Introduced in Senate

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) has introduced legislation to update federal regulations for the international liner shipping industry aimed at helping

February 4, 2022
Total Views: 1308

Thursday, December 9, 2021
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U.S. House Passes ‘Ocean Shipping Reform Act’ to Overhaul Federal Regulations for International Ocean Shipping

The bipartisan “Ocean Shipping Reform Act” (H.R.4996) passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday by a bipartisan 364-60 vote. The legislation

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 1664

Sunday, September 26, 2021
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Maritime News

Pioneering Black Ship Captain Honored Alongside Merchant Marine Veterans Of WWII

Hundreds gathered on Thursday at the maritime industry’s fastest growing annual event to celebrate Merchant Marine veterans of all wars and honor the

September 26, 2021
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Tuesday, August 10, 2021

U.S. Congressmen Introduce Legislation Targeting Foreign Ocean Carriers’ Business Practices

Congressmen in the U.S. House of Representatives John Garamendi (D-CA) and Dusty Johnson (R-SD) have introduced legislation requiring foreign-based ocean

August 10, 2021
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Friday, December 11, 2020

U.S. Defense Bill Affirms Key Federal Law Also Applies to Offshore Wind

The U.S. Senate today overwhelmingly passed the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2021, a wide-ranging $740 billion defense bill that sets

December 11, 2020
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Friday, September 25, 2020
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U.S. House Passes Bill Supporting Jones Act Enforcement in Offshore Wind

The U.S House of Representatives has passed the “Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act” seeking to reform U.S. energy policy and authorize major

September 25, 2020
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Friday, March 6, 2020
Maritime News

Merchant Mariners for the Gold

Update March 13, 2020 – President Trump today signed into law the “Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2020,” a bill to

March 6, 2020
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Watch the Trailer for Tom Hanks’ Latest Maritime Thriller GREYHOUND

Tom Hanks is returning to the maritime genre with his new movie GREYHOUND about a WWII convoy of ships crossing the treacherous North Atlantic to help fight

March 6, 2020
Total Views: 656

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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Maritime News

Bipartisan Bill Would Require Percentage of U.S. LNG and Oil Exports Be Transported on American Ships

Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA.) and Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS.) have introduced a bipartisan bill that seeks to boost the nation’s shipbuilding and

July 23, 2019
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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

September 18, 2018
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Friday, July 27, 2018
Maritime News

House Approves Bill Addressing Maritime Safety Issues in Wake of El Faro Tragedy

The U.S. House of Representatives this week approved legislation to address maritime transportation safety issues raised by the El Faro sinking, promote the

July 27, 2018
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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US Merchant Marine Veterans Of WW2 Have Waited 75 Years And Counting

A CASE TO SUPPORT American Merchant Marine Veterans Legislature H.R. 5879 & S. 2127 By Capt. Christopher J. Edyvean (AMMV) 75 years is an enormous

June 12, 2018
Total Views: 1056

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Maritime News

Bipartisan Bill Would Require a ‘Portion’ of American Oil and Gas Exports Be Transported on U.S.-Built Ships

U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill Monday that would require a portion of exported crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) be transported on U.S.-built and

May 23, 2018
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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LIVE VIDEO: Congress Examines EL FARO Marine Casualty Reports

  Above is the YouTube Live video of a hearing on the EL FARO Marine Casualty Report by the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime

January 30, 2018
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Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Maritime News

Congressman Garamendi Introduces Bill to Develop U.S. LNG Shipping Sector

Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure’s Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee,

July 31, 2014
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Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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Congressman Garamendi Calls for Revival of U.S. Maritime Industry

via the Office of Representative John Garamendi WASHINGTON, DC – During the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s markup of H.R. 4005, the

February 11, 2014
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