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MM&P Sponsors Study on Responsibility for Shipboard Safety

August 5th 2019

MM&P, in conjunction with Dalhousie University, has completed a study that explores the complex problem of responsibility for shipboard safety. With modern technology, the burden of responsibility can, and must, extend to ship operators, ship owners, classification societies and flag states. To read the study, click here.

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ADMINISTRATION UPHOLDS JONES ACT IN FACE OF WAIVER REQUEST

May 9th 2019

A group of Republican lawmakers met with President Trump and Administration officials last week to address White House discussions regarding the possibility of waiving the Jones Act. The Jones Act is the body of law enacted to preserve U.S. independence from foreign shipping interests and maintain a ready reserve force for times of war or […]

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U.S.-FLAG FLEET SALUTES CONGRESSMAN CEDRIC RICHMOND

May 8th 2019

Congressman Cedric Richmond (D-La.) was honored by maritime labor unions and U.S.-flag shipping companies at the Propeller Club’s annual “Salute to Congress” on May 1. Each year, the event honors a member of Congress who champions the American Merchant Marine and the U.S.-flag shipping industry. Richmond is a founding member of the Congressional Maritime Caucus […]

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2019 March-April MM&P Magazine Available Now!

April 15th 2019 ,

Download current issue: March-April 2019 In this issue: — Great news: Coast Guard finalizes seafarer terminal access rule. Also in this issue: — MAERSK ALABAMA hijacking ten years on; — maritime labor unions fight plan to build a stadium at the Port of Oakland; — new bill introduced in Congress to repeal the Jones Act; — […]

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