Third-Annual “Sail-In” Updates Congress on Benefits of a Strong U.S. Maritime Industry

An estimated 155 American maritime industry representatives from throughout the country are gathering today in Washington, D.C. for the third-annual Congressional "Sail-In." This eclectic group of maritime professionals is gathering to update Congress a day after the release of a new study from the Navy League of the United States that says a unified domestic maritime … [Read more...]

Maritime Industry ‘Sail-In’ calls at 161 Congressional offices

Building on the success last year's inaugural event, the second annual Maritime Industry Congressional 'Sail-In' May 4 drew more than 180 industry representatives and accomplished visits to more than 161 Congressional offices. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica (R-FL) addressed the audience of maritime company representatives, union … [Read more...]

Second Annual Maritime “Sail-In” deadline approaching

Last year gCaptain was lucky enough to attend the inaugural Maritime Congressional Sail-In in Washington, D.C. and it was a truly unique experience.  This is a reminder that the deadline of April 15 is quickly approaching so those of you interesting in attending should register asap HERE. So how does it work? You meet for a brief breakfast reception where you get split … [Read more...]