gCaptain’s full coverage of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Adminsitration (MARAD).

Friday, June 10, 2022

DOT Secretary Buttigieg Appoints New Members to Short Sea Shipping Advisory Committee

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has announced the appointment of 25 new members to the Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee

June 10, 2022
Total Views: 1286

Friday, June 3, 2022

MARAD Designates New Marine Highway Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the immediate designation of four new Marine Highway Projects as part

June 3, 2022
Total Views: 2153

Friday, May 27, 2022

Former 4 Star Army General Appointed As New White House Port Envoy

The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday the appointment of retired General Stephen R. Lyons, former Commander of the U.S.

May 27, 2022
Total Views: 2099

Friday, May 20, 2022

Maritime Security Program Cargo Ship Set to Transport Medical and Defense Supplies Towards Ukraine

The ‘Arc Integrity’ is enrolled in the Maritime Administration’s Maritime Security Program (MSP), the maritime readiness program that maintains

May 20, 2022
Total Views: 3199

Sunday, May 15, 2022
MARAD Rear Admiral Alfultis

US Admiral Refuses To Send SASH Report To Congress

By John Konrad (gCaptain) Last month gCaptain reported NY Maritime College president Rear Admiral Mike Alfultis, USMS attempted to hide an external review

May 15, 2022
Total Views: 12296

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Senate Confirms Rear Admiral Ann Phillips as U.S. Maritime Administrator

The U.S. Senate has voted to confirm Rear Admiral Ann C. Phillips USN (Ret.) to serve as the Administrator of the Department of Transportation’s Maritime

May 10, 2022
Total Views: 2418

Monday, May 9, 2022

MARAD Makes Additional $234 Million Available for Port Projects

FY 2022 Appropriations Act raises Port Infrastructure Development Program Funding to more than $684 Million, the highest total ever. U.S. Department of

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 2017


US Navy Stonewalls Congress In Working Ship Reports

The US Navy has used a trail of misinformation to stonewall Congress and divert funding from working ships to naval aviation and expensive/sexy warships like

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 13032

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
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MARAD Announces New America’s Marine Highway Program Designations, Projects

The U.S. Maritime Administration has announced a new Marine Highway route and projects as part of the America’s Marine Highway Program. Today’s

April 19, 2022
Total Views: 2453

Friday, April 15, 2022
Captain Catie Hanft Alfultis
Maritime News

SUNY Maritime College Admiral Hides Scandalous External Review Report

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Several sources inside SUNY Maritime College have notified gCaptain that the school President, Rear Admiral Mike Alfultis held a

April 15, 2022
Total Views: 19921

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Crowley Completes First Vessel Acquisition for MARAD’s Ready Reserve Force

Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation has completed its first vessel acquistion under its multi-year Vessel Acquisitions Management contract awarded

March 22, 2022
Total Views: 4106

Monday, March 21, 2022

American Sealift Capacity Gets Much-Needed Booster Shot with Addition of 12 Ships

President Biden’s $1.5 trillion federal spending bill includes funds for ten tankers and two cable layers to be added to the U.S. Maritime

March 21, 2022
Total Views: 2986

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Funding Secured For Final Training Ship Bound for Cal Maritime

With President Biden’s signing of the massive $1.5 billion omnibus spending package, funding has been secured for a fifth and final National Security

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 5097

Friday, March 4, 2022
Vice Admiral Jack Buono USMS

Popular US Merchant Marine Academy Admiral Jack Buono Resigns

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday Vice Admiral Jack Buono is resigning his position as Superintendent of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), ending a

March 4, 2022
Total Views: 5070

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

MARAD Announces $25 Million for Marine Highways

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the availability of $25 million in funding for the America’s Marine

March 2, 2022
Total Views: 2421

Thursday, February 24, 2022

MARAD Announces $450 Million in New Funding to Strengthen Port Infrastructure and Supply Chain

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the availability of nearly $450 million in new grant funding for

February 24, 2022
Total Views: 515

Monday, February 7, 2022
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Hornbeck Offshore Acquires Three OSVs Auctioned By MARAD

Louisiana-based Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. has purchased of three high-spec new generation offshore supply vessels at auction from the U.S. Department of

February 7, 2022
Total Views: 2975

Saturday, February 5, 2022
Maritime News

MARAD & FMC Nominations Get Stalled By Republican Senators

By Keith Laing and Lillianna Byington (Bloomberg) — Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) has been stalling the nominations of Transportation and Commerce Department

February 5, 2022
Total Views: 2403

Monday, January 31, 2022
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell

OPED – Could The Federal Reserve Fix Our Ports?

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) CNBC editor Lori Ann LaRocco is a superstar in the world of logistics and seaborne trade. LaRocco’s tireless and timely

January 31, 2022
Total Views: 1150

Thursday, December 23, 2021

Department of Transportation Announces Over $241 Million in MARAD Grants for Nation’s Ports

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg has announced the award of more than $241 million in discretionary grant funding for 25

December 23, 2021
Total Views: 1651