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Monday, May 22, 2023
The first-in-class National Security Multi-Mission Vessel, NSMV 1, aka Empire State VII, is floated out of dry dock at Philly Shipyard. Photo: courtesy of RADM Alfultis
Shipbuilding

National Maritime Day Opinion: U.S. Must Maintain its Merchant Marine Fleet to Protect Our Sovereignty

By Mike Stevens (Editorial) National Maritime Day, today, May 22, has come and gone over the years with little fanfare. The critical importance of our national

May 22, 2023
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Interesting

National Maritime Day Celebrates its 90th Anniversary

National Maritime Day has been celebrated on May 22 across the United States since its creation in 1933, making 2023 the 90th annual celebration.  May 22

May 22, 2023
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022
National Maritime Day in New York: MAPONY’s International Maritime Hall of Fame Awards
Shipping

National Maritime Day in New York: MAPONY’s International Maritime Hall of Fame Awards

Last week, the New York maritime scene had National Maritime Day (on May 22) celebratory event that included the annual International Maritime Hall of Fame

May 24, 2022
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Sunday, May 22, 2022
Happy National Maritime Day!
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Happy National Maritime Day!

Happy National Maritime Day! National Maritime Day dates back to a joint resolution approved by Congress on May 20, 1933 designating May 22 of each year as

May 22, 2022
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Looking Back to Move Forward: Celebrating Women Mariners on National Maritime Day
Maritime News

Looking Back to Move Forward: Celebrating Women Mariners on National Maritime Day

In a year in which much attention is rightly being paid to improving the shipboard workplace environment for women, it’s easy to lose sight of the many

May 22, 2022
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Friday, May 22, 2020
American Flag ShipAn American Flag flying from a US Merchant Ship. Stock Photo Logra/ Shutterstock
Maritime News

U.S. Celebrates National Maritime Day

With the coronavirus pandemic, it’s never been more important to recognize some of our nation’s most important essential workers: our maritime workers.

May 22, 2020
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Maritime News

On National Maritime Day, Where is the U.S. Merchant Marine?

May 22 is National Maritime Day in the United States.  Initiated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1933, it commemorates the sailing of the

May 22, 2019
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Blog

U.S. Celebrates National Maritime Day

Happy National Maritime Day! Each year, on May 22nd, the United States celebrates National Maritime Day, a holiday in observance of the contributions of the

May 22, 2019
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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News

Our American Mariners – A Commodity Like No Other

By Matt Woodruff, Chairman of American Maritime Partnership and Vice President of Public and Government Affairs, Kirby Corporation Today is National Maritime

May 22, 2018
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Sunday, May 22, 2016
Happy National Maritime Day 2016!
Maritime News

Happy National Maritime Day 2016!

Every year on May 22nd, we honor those serving in the U.S. Merchant Marine and remember the vital role merchant mariners play in our economy and national

May 22, 2016
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Friday, May 22, 2015
U.S. Celebrates National Maritime Day!
Maritime News

U.S. Celebrates National Maritime Day!

[contextly_sidebar id=”8y9rlL2hCv5slt5F1fRPywcb8vw90zje”]Each year on May 22nd, the United States celebrates National Maritime Day, an observance

May 22, 2015
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Thursday, May 22, 2014
America’s Maritime Industry: Building on a Strong Past to Ensure a Vibrant Future
Maritime News

America’s Maritime Industry: Building on a Strong Past to Ensure a Vibrant Future

By Thomas Allegretti, Chairman, American Maritime

May 22, 2014
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