On June 11, 2021 the Office of Management and Budget issued a memorandum that clarified the Biden Administration’s stance on the concept of “Buy America”. Building on President Biden’s Executive Order 14005, the Memo mandates explicit guidelines for governmental agencies to ensure that the spirit...
Thank you, Midshipman Vega for that introduction. It’s an honor to address this distinguished group of maritime industry leaders, veterans, Federal employees, and of course, U.S. Merchant Mariners. I want to thank Acting Administrator Lessley for her leadership, and Reverend Nestlehutt for his moving...
The strength of the U.S.-flagged, U.S-crewed merchant marine fleet continues to be an essential linchpin for economic security, military readiness, and the availability of good jobs with strong wages and benefits in the domestic maritime industry. However, for decades, the U.S. fleet and U.S. mariners...
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