In his outgoing “exit exam” speech May 9 as his term of office comes to a close, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Paul F. Zukunft strongly defended the… Read More

The strangulation of the American shipping is being systematically accomplished by literally regulating American ships out of the greatest combination of sea ports! That is a crazy statement but very… Read More

Sail-In Breaks Records

April 11, 2018

More than 115 officers and representatives from U.S.-flag shipping companies, maritime labor unions and maritime organizations and associations visited 169 Congressional offices during the ninth annual Maritime Industry Congressional Sail-In. Read More

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross promoted new dredging technologies for port construction and a single data source for navigational products to help mariners find the best route through congested… Read More

The question of whether punitive damages are available for Jones Act seamen was left further unsettled in the federal court system after several recent conflicting court decisions. The rulings mean… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The chief of engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not hesitate when asked to advise a key Senate committee on any changes it… Read More