“House budget bill’s deep cuts in humanitarian aid criticized,”

U.S. officials and nonprofit groups are expressing alarm about the deep reductions in humanitarian assistance in the House budget bill racing through Congress, warning that it could leave millions of poor people hungry and put refugees in jeopardy in places…

USA Maritime’s Statement on Drastic $800 million Cut in Food Aid Programs

USA Maritime (http://www.usamaritime.org/) today released the following statement regarding the 42 percent cut of more than $800 million proposed by House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers from the President’s combined food aid budget for P.L. 480 Title II (Title II) and…

USA Maritime’s letter to the Secretary of Transportation in support of retaining current cargo preference requirements applicable to certain Export-Import Bank programs.

Dear Mr. Secretary: The undersigned companies, labor unions and associations, including non-USA Maritime members, represent viliually every privately owned U.S.-flag vessel regularly engaged in the U.S. foreign trade. We write to express our strong support for retaining current cargo preference…

USA Maritime Critical of
Cornell University Study

USA Maritime’s critical analysis of the recent study: “Food Aid and Agricultural Cargo Preference” by staff at Cornell University. (December 2010) Download PDF

Report from Promar International

Promar International’s “Impacts on the US Economy of Shipping International Food Aid” released July, 2010 by the USA Maritime Coalition. (June 2010) Download PDF