Monthly Archives: November 2013

AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department Calls for Full MSP Funding

Since its establishment in 1996. the Maritime Security Program (MSP) has been critically important to our U.S. flag fleet, its workforce and our nation’s defense readiness. MSP is a shining example of a federal program that promotes our national security,…

A Strong United States-Flag Merchant Marine is Vital for National Defense

Sealift Delivers 90% of All Equipment and Supplies for U.S. Forces “Sealift … has been responsible for delivering over 90 percent of all cargo to Afghanistan and Iraq.” General Duncan McNabb, Commander, USTRANSCOM, before the Senate Armed Services Committee, April…