Months after reopening after a temporary partial federal shutdown, the National Maritime Center (NMC) in Martinsburg, W.Va., which issues all maritime credentials, is still struggling with the backlog of applications… Read More
Washington, D.C.—In an unusual rebuke even in these divisive political times, the Democratic-controlled U.S. House voted to block President Donald Trump’s national emergency on border security that some warn could… Read More
Washington, D.C.—The National Maritime Center (NMC) announced several actions to mitigate the impact on mariners of the partial government shutdown. Merchant Mariner Credentials (MMC) (National Endorsements only) and Medical Certificates… Read More
Washington, D.C.—Federal agencies that impact the maritime industry such as the departments of Homeland Security and Transportation joined those that failed to receive their fiscal year 2019 funding under the… Read More
Washington, D.C.—President Donald Trump signed a minibus appropriations bill for fiscal year 2019, citing its roughly $7 billion for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to address “crumbling ports and… Read More
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