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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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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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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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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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Senator Lee’s Proposed Legislation to Weaken National, Homeland Security and American Job Creation

Senator Lee’s Proposed Legislation to Weaken National, Homeland Security and American Job Creation WASHINGTON (March 8, 2019)—The American Maritime Partnership, the voice of the domestic maritime industry, today released a statement in response to the introduction of the “Open America’s Waters Act of 2019” by Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) which calls for a repeal of the …

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Bipartisan Congressional Leaders Highlight Importance of Jones Act, Employing 650,000 Americans incl. Veterans, for National & Economic Security

Bipartisan Congressional Leaders Highlight Importance of Jones Act, Employing 650,000 Americans incl. Veterans, for National & Economic Security WASHINGTON (March 7, 2019) – Following the signing of an Executive Order by President Donald J. Trump to create an easier pathway for veterans to transition into maritime careers in the U.S. Merchant Marine, congressional and maritime leaders convened for two …

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