sexual assault and harrassment


Tuesday, June 14, 2022
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‘Midshipman-X’ Identity Revealed as Lawsuits Are Filed Against Maersk Line, Limited

Maersk Line, Limited is being hit with two lawsuits claiming the shipping company failed to protect U.S. Merchant Marine Academy mishipmen from sexual assault

June 14, 2022
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Wednesday, February 16, 2022
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CNN Investigation: Culture of fear at Merchant Marine Academy silences students

CNN on Wednesday published an investigative report Wednesday alleging that a “culture of fear” at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA)

February 16, 2022
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Monday, December 27, 2021
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Pressure From ‘Student Voice’ Website Not Enough to Budge Cal Maritime 

While the site has ignited a number of public controversies and administrative backpedaling, the school’s admin says the new uniform and grooming standards

December 27, 2021
Total Views: 3047

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EXCLUSIVE: Cal Maritime Commandant Suspended After Speaking Out Against Sexual, Racial Harassment 

Students, faculty say the academy has history of ignoring cadet safety and wellness concerns By David Lewis After a student’s racially and sexually

December 27, 2021
Total Views: 11513

Friday, December 17, 2021
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Coast Guard: Sexual Assault On U.S. Ships Is A Crime That Must Be Reported

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin reminding mariners that sexual assault is a crime and that it must be reported to the

December 17, 2021
Total Views: 1910

Saturday, December 11, 2021
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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: 1683

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
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Coast Guard Ready to Pursue Investigations of Sexual Assault on US-Flagged Ships, Urges Timely Reporting

The U.S. Coast Guard says it stands ready to pursue and prosecute cases of sexual assault on board U.S.-flagged vessels and is encouraging timely reporting to

December 7, 2021
Total Views: 1774

Monday, November 8, 2021
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Op-Ed: Midshipman X is Not Alone

By Elizabeth C. McNie I don’t know Midshipman X, but I am floored by the courage it took for her to come forward, tell her story, and seek justice.

November 8, 2021
Total Views: 2911

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Senators Introduce Bill to Safeguard U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Midshipmen from Sexual Misconduct

U.S Senator’s Roger Wicker (R-MS), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) have introduced a bill aimed at providing additional safeguards for

November 8, 2021
Total Views: 1540

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
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ITF Says Merchant Marine Academy Sexual Assault Case Shows Urgent Need to Make Maritime Safe for Women

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says the recent report of sexual assault by a U.S. Merchant Marine Academy cadet during her at sea

November 2, 2021
Total Views: 1821

Thursday, October 14, 2021
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US Lawmakers Press for Action on Merchant Marine Academy Sexual Assault Allegations

WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the Transportation Department to take action to address persistent allegations of rape,

October 14, 2021
Total Views: 1390

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
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Senator Cantwell Requests Info from MARAD Related to Merchant Marine Academy Sexual Assaults and Harassment

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), in her capacity as Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, has sent a letter to Acting

October 12, 2021
Total Views: 1914

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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New York Lawmakers Call for Investigation of Merchant Marine Academy Cadet’s Alleged Sexual Assault

U.S. Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) have called for an immediate investigation after an unidentified

October 6, 2021
Total Views: 2638

Sunday, October 3, 2021
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US Merchant Marine Academy Faces Serious Sexual Assault Allegation During Cadet’s Sea Year

The U.S. Department of Transportation and Maritime Administration are taking a serious look into an anonymous online report by a U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

October 3, 2021
Total Views: 9966