FMP News

Maritime Experts Available for Briefings on Subtropical Storm Nicole Preparedness and Operations

(November 7, 2022, Jacksonville, FL)  As Subtropical Storm Nicole 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 …

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A fuel tanker from Kirby Corporation arrives in Port Tampa Bay on Oct. 1, 2022, following Hurricane Ian.

Fuel cargo deliveries on domestic maritime vessels resume in Port Tampa Bay after Hurricane Ian

B-Roll available for media (October 1, 2022, Tampa, FL)  U.S.-flagged maritime vessels arrived today at Port Tampa Bay following its reopening yesterday, carrying fuel cargo that will aid in Hurricane Ian recovery. *B-ROLL: Fuel cargo on three domestic maritime vessels arrives in Port Tampa Bay today (Saturday, Oct. 1). In the video at the link, …

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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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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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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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