Florida’s Domestic Maritime Industry Supports Dorian Relief in the Bahamas

JACKSONVILLE, September 5, 2019 – Members of the Florida Maritime Partnership are responding to the devastation inflicted upon the Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian this week.

TOTE Services’ sister company Tropical Shipping partners with Carnival Corporation to provide Hurricane Dorian relief supplies donated from Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties, Sept. 4

Seacor donates to recovery efforts in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian, Sept. 5

JAXPORT supports relief efforts in the Bahamas, Sept. 11

This list will be updated as information about relief efforts is released.

About the Florida Maritime Partnership

The Florida Maritime Partnership (FMP) advocates for the state’s vibrant domestic maritime industry, which represents 66,000 American jobs and total annual economic impact of $14.6 billion.

Our diverse membership include includes vessel owners and operators, shipboard and shoreside workers, shipbuilders and repair yards, equipment manufacturers and vendors, dredging and marine construction contractors, numerous maritime associations and national security organizations that all recognize a strong domestic maritime industry is critical for America’s economic, national, and homeland security, and is best supported by maintaining theJones Act as the foundation of America’s domestic maritime policy. For more, visit floridamaritimepartnership.com.

For Immediate Release
September 5, 2019

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