u.s. merchant marine

Thursday, August 9, 2018
Maritime News

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
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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US Merchant Marine Veterans Of WW2 Have Waited 75 Years And Counting

A CASE TO SUPPORT American Merchant Marine Veterans Legislature H.R. 5879 & S. 2127 By Capt. Christopher J. Edyvean (AMMV) 75 years is an enormous

June 12, 2018
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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Top 10 Reasons Why The US Merchant Marine Is Failing

by Capt. John Konrad (gCaptain) In 2018 politicians, presidents and corporate leaders spend a considerable amount of time in front of cameras and talking with

May 31, 2018
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Monday, May 28, 2018

Remembering Those Lost At Sea In War And Peace

Today is Memorial Day in the United States and gCaptain will donate a portion of all patriotic shirts to the American Merchant Marine Veterans (AMMV).

May 28, 2018
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Kings Point Superintendent James Helis Accepts New Role at MARAD Headquarters

The United States Maritime Administration on Thursday announced that Rear Admiral James Helis, Superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy

May 24, 2018
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Tuesday, July 4, 2017
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The Fourth of July And American Ships

By Captain John Loftus – Around this time of year, I often ask Americans if they can name the three things the signer’s of the Declaration Of

July 4, 2017
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Friday, December 2, 2016
American Merchant Mariners' Memorial

U.S. Merchant Seaman Awarded Highest Civilian Medal

Fox News reports that the decades-long effort to recognize and honor the U.S. Merchant Marines of WWII took another step forward Wednesday when the House

December 2, 2016
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Sunday, May 22, 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
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, September 11, 2014

The U.S. Merchant Marine Response to 9/11

Thirteen years ago today the world forever changed when thousands lost their lives in the September 11

September 11, 2014
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