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MARAD TO HOST NATIONAL MARITIME DAY VIRTUAL CEREMONY ON MAY 20

May 19th 2021

National Maritime Day honors the merchant mariners who bravely serve our country in peace and war. 2021 will be the 88th year that the Maritime Day commemoration takes place. This year, MARAD will hold Maritime Day online on Thursday, May 20, at 1030 EST. To view the ceremony, go to: https://www.youtube.com/c/MaritimeAdministration1950 The theme of the […]

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MM&P APPLAUDS APPOINTMENT OF CELESTE DRAKE TO LEAD ADMINISTRATION’S “BUY AMERICA” OFFICE

April 29th 2021 ,

As a follow-up to his Jan. 25 Buy America Executive Order, President Biden has named former AFL-CIO trade official Celeste Drake as the first director of the administration’s Made in America Office. “MM&P enthusiastically supports the appointment of Celeste Drake to serve as the first director of the Made in America Office within the Office […]

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MM&P Members Tell Washington Post of Challenges the World’s Mariners Are Facing

“Global trade depends on maritime workers, but the pandemic has thrust them into a humanitarian and economic crisis,” begins the lead article in the business section of the April 9 edition of The Washington Post. The story, which takes its cue from interviews with members of Masters, Mates & Pilots, is titled, “Essential, invisible: COVID […]

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MARITIME UNIONS OFFER BIDEN INPUT ON HOW TO STRENGTHEN US-FLAG FLEET

March 17th 2021

The leaders of six maritime unions have written to President Biden thanking him for his support for America’s mariners and suggesting actions the administration can take to strengthen the US-flag fleet. “You have expressed strong support for the US-flag maritime industry and for the American merchant mariners who crew these vessels,” the union presidents wrote. […]

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2021 SPRING MM&P MAGAZINE AVAILABLE NOW!

March 12th 2021 ,

Download current issue: Spring 2021 The Master, Mate & Pilot is published by the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P). The articles in the magazine are copyrighted by MM&P. For reprint permission, contact the MM&P Communications Office: communications@bridgedeck.org.

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