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Thursday, May 18, 2023
An alaska state ferry underway near Ketchikan, Alaska
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Biden Administration Allocates $220 Million to Enhance Passenger Ferry Service Nationwide

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $220 million from President

May 18, 2023
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Sunday, May 7, 2023
Without Waterways Biden’s Climate Plan Will Waste Trillions
Environment

Without Waterways Biden’s Climate Plan Will Waste Trillions

by John Konrad (gCaptain OpEd) With a staggering 15,000+ miles of navigable waterways, it’s critical to note that river barges can carry over ten times

May 7, 2023
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Tuesday, April 25, 2023
ANN C. PHILLIPS MARAD
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US Maritime Crisis: Uncovering The Ghost Admiral Steering The US Government’s Most Secretive Agency

by Captain John Konrad (OpEd) How can you help Cato dismantle the Jones Act and undermine American shipping? How can you subvert crucial US Navy shipbuilding

April 25, 2023
Total Views: 26722

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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Wednesday, February 8, 2023
MARAD Announces Over $660 Million for Port Infrastructure Projects
Ports

MARAD Announces Over $660 Million for Port Infrastructure Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the availability of more than $662 million in 2023 funding for

February 8, 2023
Total Views: 2093

Thursday, January 26, 2023
Biden Administration Awards $384 Million in Ferry Grants
Shipping

Biden Administration Awards $384 Million in Ferry Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $384.4 million in federal funding to expand and improve the

January 26, 2023
Total Views: 1851

Friday, January 20, 2023
Russia's President Vladimir Putin at Navy Day Ceremony, via Reuters.
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Why Seablindness, Not Putin, Could Be The Biggest Energy Threat

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Vladimir Putin’s attempts to destroy Ukraine have been met with powerful resistance, and his energy war against the West has

January 20, 2023
Total Views: 6386

Friday, October 28, 2022
DOT Buttigieg
Ports

Buttigieg Announces $703M For US Port Infrastructure

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Today, U.S. Department of Transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg announced more than $703 million to fund 41 projects in 23 US

October 28, 2022
Total Views: 1566

Thursday, October 27, 2022
SOS – Are Boomers To Blame For The Shipping And Supply Chain Crisis?
Blog

SOS – Are Boomers To Blame For The Shipping And Supply Chain Crisis?

Rouge waves and rough waters are ahead for shipping, globalization, and logistics but are boomers to blame for our woes? Captain John Konrad says yes.

October 27, 2022
Total Views: 18608

Friday, October 21, 2022
Pete Buttigieg
News

Shots Fired In Jones Act Debate

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Shots were fired this week when a newly released US Maritime Administration (MARAD) document from 2020 showed that a

October 21, 2022
Total Views: 8519

Friday, June 10, 2022
DOT Secretary Buttigieg Appoints New Members to Short Sea Shipping Advisory Committee
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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: 1353

Friday, May 27, 2022
Former 4 Star Army General Appointed As New White House Port Envoy
Ports

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: 2369

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Alarm Over Rising Container Dwell Times at West Coast Ports Prompts Calls for More Rail Support
Shipping

Alarm Over Rising Container Dwell Times at West Coast Ports Prompts Calls for More Rail Support

By Ian Putzger in Toronto (The Loadstar) – Concern over lengthening container dwell times at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has caused U.S.

April 19, 2022
Total Views: 2196

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
DOT Buttigieg
Ports

DOT Secretary Buttigieg Touts Infrastructure Funding During Southern California Port Visit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday made his first visit to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to tour the nation’s largest port

January 12, 2022
Total Views: 1715

Thursday, December 23, 2021
Department of Transportation Announces Over $241 Million in MARAD Grants for Nation’s Ports
Ports

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: 1689

Saturday, December 11, 2021
Buttigieg Pushes IMO To Address Sexual Assault At Sea
Maritime News

Buttigieg Pushes IMO To Address Sexual Assault At Sea

Last Monday, December 6, the U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg addressed the assembly of the International Maritime Organization, IMO, in London. He

December 11, 2021
Total Views: 1808

Monday, March 29, 2021
offshore wind farm under construction. DJ Mattaar / Shutterstock
Offshore

Biden’s Offshore Wind Plan Includes New Port Infrastructure, New Ships -White House

The Biden Administration on Monday announced a goal of developing 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind power United States’ federal waters by 2030, which

March 29, 2021
Total Views: 3231

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Jones Act Supporter Pete Buttigieg Confirmed as U.S. Transportation Secretary
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Jones Act Supporter Pete Buttigieg Confirmed as U.S. Transportation Secretary

In a 86-13 vote, the U.S. Senate has confirmed Pete Buttigieg to lead the U.S. Department of Transportation as Transportation Secretary in the Biden

February 2, 2021
Total Views: 2130

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Biden Administration Names New Deputy Maritime Administrator
Shipping

Biden Administration Names New Deputy Maritime Administrator

The Biden Administration has announced the appointment of Lucinda Lessley to serve as the new Deputy Administrator for the U.S. Maritime Administration.

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 3477

Pete Buttigieg, Biden’s Nominee to Lead the U.S. Transportation Department, Supports the Jones Act
Defense

Pete Buttigieg, Biden’s Nominee to Lead the U.S. Transportation Department, Supports the Jones Act

President Joe Biden’s pick for U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, has expressed his support for the Jones Act and its role in creating

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 8814
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