Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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, said he is stepping down. LaHood, 67,...

January 29, 2013
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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Turkish Snowstorm Shuts Down Bosphorus Strait

ISTANBUL – A snowstorm that sharply reduced visibility in Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait forced maritime authorities to shut the key shipping channel on Tuesday, shipping agent GAC said. Traffic for all...

January 8, 2013
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Friday, September 2, 2011

LaHood names new members of Maritime Industry Advisory Panel

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has announced the appointment of 29 members to the new Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC), established to advise the Department on matters...

September 2, 2011
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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

LaHood: America’s waterways, poised to deliver the goods

The U.S. Department of Transportation has officialy announced launch of the marine highway program, a new initiative that aims to take advantage of the economic and environmental benefits of moving...

April 13, 2010
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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Q & A: Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood on Marine Highways Program

By Wayne McCormick via AmericanMarineHighways.com Update 03/16/2010 Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood was in San Diego on February 5th to speak at a Town Hall meeting with port leaders from...

March 17, 2010
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Thursday, October 25, 2007

U.S Congress Seeks To Attract And Retain Professional Mariners

“No longer is a sailor’s life necessarily one of adventure. Deadlines are tight, and manning is at a minimum.” -Rep. Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard...

October 25, 2007
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