John Finotti

Maritime Experts Available for Briefings on 2022 Hurricane Ian Preparedness and Operations

As Hurricane Ian approaches Florida, media outlets, lawmakers and policymakers are encouraged to contact the Florida Maritime Partnership with questions about the American maritime industry’s efforts to prepare for the storm. For decades, the American maritime industry has worked closely with local, state, and federal governments, shippers, suppliers, and emergency response teams to ensure that …

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NEW EY Study: Jones Act Shipping – More Affordable and Reliable Delivery for Puerto Rico

Comprehensive study indicates global shipping rates increased 27 times more than rates in the Caribbean in recent years WASHINGTON – Today, the Transportation Institute (TI) released a comprehensive study by Ernst & Young (EY) evaluating the Jones Act and its implications on freight rates, container availability, port congestion, and carrier performance in the Caribbean Region relative to global averages. The …

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World War II U.S. merchant mariners

American Maritime Partnership Announces Centennial Celebration of American Maritime Heroes

American Maritime Partnership Announces Centennial Celebration of American Maritime Heroes Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and the World War II merchant mariners announced as inaugural American Maritime Heroes at launch WASHINGTON – American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the nation’s domestic maritime industry, today announced the start of a year-long celebration that will recognize individuals and …

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