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Monday, October 23, 2023
M/T Empire State, the first ship scheduled to defuel the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, approaches Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Oct. 11, 2023, off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii. US DoD photo
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American Maritime Unions Slam Proposal to Operate US-Flag Vessels with Foreign Crews

A coalition of American maritime and transportation unions have voiced their strong opposition to a proposal to create a secondary U.S. flag fleet that could

October 23, 2023
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Friday, August 18, 2023
Southwest Washington-grown white wheat is loaded onto the M/V LIBERTY GLORY (Photo Credit - American Maritime Congress)
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American Maritime Industry Continues to Play Important Role in Food for Peace Program

For decades, American-produced food has played a central role in the foreign aid strategy of the United States, with a focus on combating worldwide hunger. The

August 18, 2023
Total Views: 1400

Monday, March 21, 2022
American Sealift Capacity Gets Much-Needed Booster Shot with Addition of 12 Ships
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American Sealift Capacity Gets Much-Needed Booster Shot with Addition of 12 Ships

President Biden’s $1.5 trillion federal spending bill includes funds for ten tankers and two cable layers to be added to the U.S. Maritime

March 21, 2022
Total Views: 3343

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
New U.S. Virgin Islands Open Registry Officially Launched
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New U.S. Virgin Islands Open Registry Officially Launched

New open international registry launched in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Maritime unions strongly condemn the idea. A new U.S. Virgin Islands open ship registry

February 1, 2022
Total Views: 12995

Thursday, January 27, 2022
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US Announces New Open Registry

Next Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, former US Deputy Secretary of State and the first Director of National Intelligence, John Negroponte

January 27, 2022
Total Views: 6447

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
ARC Adds Two Ro-Ro Carriers to U.S.-Flag
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ARC Adds Two Ro-Ro Carriers to U.S.-Flag

American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier Group Inc. (ARC) has increased its fleet of U.S.-flag roll-on/roll-off carriers with the addition two secondhand ships. The

January 26, 2022
Total Views: 3504

Thursday, October 3, 2019
OSG Sees Reflagging Tanker Newbuilds Under U.S. Ship Registry
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OSG Sees Reflagging Tanker Newbuilds Under U.S. Ship Registry

Overseas Shipholding Group has taken delivery of two Korean-built product tankers which the company anticipates will join the U.S. flag after an initial

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 149

Thursday, August 9, 2018
GAO: DOT Needs to Finalize Require Maritime Strategy for Sustaining the U.S.-Flag Fleet ASAP
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GAO: DOT Needs to Finalize Require Maritime Strategy for Sustaining the U.S.-Flag Fleet ASAP

The U.S. Department of Transportation needs to expeditiously finalize a national maritime strategy for sustaining the U.S.-flag fleet and ensuring the

August 9, 2018
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
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Crowley to Acquire Three U.S.-Flag Tankers from SeaRiver Maritime

Crowley Alaska Tankers has agreed to purchase of three tankers from SeaRiver Maritime and will charter them back to SeaRiver under varying multi-year terms.

November 1, 2017
Total Views: 50

Friday, July 28, 2017
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Matson Launches New U.S. Flag Service to Marshall Islands

Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, has announced that it will introduce a new direct U.S. flag service between Honolulu and the

July 28, 2017
Total Views: 29

Thursday, June 29, 2017
White House Preparing Order to Tighten U.S. Food Aid Shipping Rules -Sources
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White House Preparing Order to Tighten U.S. Food Aid Shipping Rules -Sources

By Lesley Wroughton and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, June 29 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration is preparing an executive order

June 29, 2017
Total Views: 17

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Two-Year-Old Jones Act Tanker Sells for $157 Million
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Two-Year-Old Jones Act Tanker Sells for $157 Million

Houston headquartered Genesis Energy, L.P. announced today that it has agreed to acquire the Jones Act-qualifying MT American Phoenix and two related charters

October 23, 2014
Total Views: 382

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
AMP Chairman Hails American Maritime Surge, Questions Jones Act Critics
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AMP Chairman Hails American Maritime Surge, Questions Jones Act Critics

NEW YORK – Tom Allegretti, Chairman of the American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the domestic maritime industry, today highlighted the continued

October 8, 2014
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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House Subcommittee Hearing Examines Status of U.S. Merchant Marine

The House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing today to review the status of the U.S. Merchant Marine, issues impacting

September 10, 2014
Total Views: 22

U.S. Shippers Seek Role in Transport of LNG, Oil Exports
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U.S. Shippers Seek Role in Transport of LNG, Oil Exports

The U.S. government should ensure that international trade of U.S. natural gas, and potentially crude oil, will offer opportunities for the domestic shipping

September 10, 2014
Total Views: 2

Friday, July 25, 2014
Delta Airlines’ Refining Arm Charters Jones Act Tanker
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Delta Airlines’ Refining Arm Charters Jones Act Tanker

Delta Air Lines Inc's refining unit has chartered a U.S.-flagged oil tanker for the first time, allowing it to tap directly into cheap Texas shale oil as the

July 25, 2014
Total Views: 44

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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Congressman Garamendi Makes Bold Call to Support U.S. Merchant Marine

California Congressman John Garamendi spoke at the National Maritime Strategy Symposium this morning and set an aggressive tone to revamp the maritime policy

January 14, 2014
Total Views: 3

Thursday, June 27, 2013
Exxon Books US-Flagged Tanker At Near Record $100,000/Day
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Exxon Books US-Flagged Tanker At Near Record $100,000/Day

ExxonMobil has taken a long-term charter on the U.S.-flagged American Phoenix oil tanker at a near record rate of around $100,000 per

June 27, 2013
Total Views: 24

Thursday, June 13, 2013
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Paris MoU Issues New Performance Lists – U.S. Climbs Back to “White”

U.S. flag climbs makes it back onto the Paris MoU "White List".

June 13, 2013
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
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U.S. Senate Largely Rebuffs Obama Plan For Food-Aid Reform

The U.S. Senate voted on Monday to make only a minor change in the main U.S. global food aid program, rebuffing President Barack Obama's call for the biggest

June 4, 2013
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