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Congressional Hearing on the State of the Maritime Industry During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Congressional Hearing on “State of the U.S. Maritime Industry: Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic” On Tuesday, Feb. 9, the American Maritime Partnership testified before the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure in a hearing titled “State of the U.S. Maritime Industry: Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic”. Michael Roberts, senior vice president at Crowley Maritime, …

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White House

Florida Maritime Partnership Applauds Biden Administration for Prioritizing Support of Jones Act in “Buy America” Executive Order

Florida Maritime Partnership Applauds Biden Administration For Prioritizing Support of Jones Act in “Buy American” Executive Order   The Florida Maritime Partnership, the voice of Florida’s domestic maritime industry, today applauds President Biden’s new Executive Order “Strengthening ‘Buy American’ Provisions, Ensuring [the] Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers.” Signaled as …

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Florida Maritime Partnership Requests Gov. DeSantis Give Mariners Priority Access To COVID-19 Vaccine

Florida Maritime Partnership Requests Gov. DeSantis Give Mariners Priority Access To COVID-19 Vaccine Florida Maritime Partnership sent the following letter to Governor Ron DeSantis today, requesting that his administration give mariners priority access to the state’s supply of the Covid-19 vaccine. For Immediate ReleaseDecember 23, 2020 Media Contact: FMP John Finotti904-493-5006 (office)904-891-3867 (mobile)jfinotti@tuckerhall.com

Military to Maritime

Florida Maritime Partnership Highlights “Military to Maritime” on Veteran’s Day

Florida Maritime Partnership Highlights “Military to Maritime” on Veteran’s Day    JACKSONVILLE, November 10, 2020 – In observance of Veteran’s Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11, the Florida Maritime Partnership (FMP), a diverse group of business and labor interests representing the domestic maritime industry in Florida, invites veterans and active military to explore their career options with the American Maritime Partnership’s Military to Maritime initiative.  “Veterans play a vital role in the domestic maritime industry. …

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FMP Members Launch BookWaves Coalition, Donate More Than 100,000 Books to Students in Alaska, Guam and Puerto Rico to Support Distance Learning

Read the release from Transportation Institute. A partnership of unions, shipping companies and non-profits is directly providing thousands of books to students and families in rural and remote communities to support distance learning during the pandemic and to create home libraries.Wednesday, October 28, 2020 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—The American Federation of Teachers, Transportation Institute and …

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American Maritime Partnership President Mike Roberts Issues Statement on New Navy League U.S. Report

American Maritime Partnership President Mike Roberts Issues Statement on New Navy League U.S. Report American Maritime Partnership President Mike Roberts issued the following statement regarding the new Navy League U.S. Report, “China’s Use of Maritime for Global Power Demands a Strong Commitment to American Maritime.” “This study by the Navy League U.S. raises important questions …

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Tropical Storm Isaias

With Tropical Storm Isaias Approaching, Florida’s Domestic Maritime Industry Capable of Supplying Sufficient Volume of Fuel to State’s Ports

With Tropical Storm Isaias Approaching, Florida’s Domestic Maritime Industry Capable of Supplying Sufficient Volume of Fuel to State’s Ports JACKSONVILLE, July 30, 2020 – Florida Maritime Partnership (FMP), which represents the state’s domestic maritime industry including vessel operators, is monitoring Tropical Storm Isaias as it approaches Florida. With a tropical storm approaching, the fleet of domestic …

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Military to Maritime

Florida Maritime Partnership Highlights “Military to Maritime” on National Hire A Veteran Day

Florida Maritime Partnership Highlights “Military to Maritime” on National Hire A Veteran Day JACKSONVILLE, July 24, 2020 – In observance of National Hire A Veteran Day today, the Florida Maritime Partnership (FMP), a diverse group of business and labor interests representing the domestic maritime industry in Florida, invites veterans and active military to explore their career options …

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Domestic Maritime Industry Leaders Testify Before Congress

Domestic Maritime Industry Leaders Testify Before Congress On Friday, May 29, the American Maritime Partnership and the American Waterways Operators testified before the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure in a hearing titled “The Status of the U.S. Maritime Supply Chain During the COVID-19 Pandemic”. Michael Roberts, vice president and general counsel for Crowley …

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