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For the latest information concerning the Maritime Security Program and the U.S. Food for Peace Program, visit the USA Maritime website.

American Maritime Congress Appoints Captain Lee Kincaid as President and James Caponiti as Executive Director - September 12, 2011

On Watch in Washington - June 2011

Comment Letter on USCG Foreign Rebuild Rules - May 16, 2011.

American Maritime Congress Announces Appointment of Captain Lee A. Kincaid as Interim President. Read the extended bio here - March 21, 2011

AMC signs onto industry letter advocating for full Title XI funding”. - January 25, 2011

AMC Signs on to Food Aid Statement Submitted to the Appropriations Committee - May 1, 2009

AMC and MEBA sign on to letter urging for the elimination of the TSA’s second trip requirement for TWIC cards - March 30, 2009

Obama Reassures MEBA members of Support for Strong U.S. Merchant Marine, Jones Act, and Maritime Security Program - October 8, 2008

AMC and Industry Leaders Express Support for Cargo Preference in Letter to Senator Inouye - October 8, 2008

AMC Chairman Ron Davis and Maritime Labor Leaders Letter to the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Food Aid - June 8, 2007

Maritime Food Aid Coalition Statement opposing foreign purchase of Food Aid to the House Agriculture Committee - May 21, 2007

AMC and Maritime Coalition Sponsored Senate Letter on FY 2008 Maritime Security Program Appropriations - May 9, 2007

Letter from Coast Guard Subcommittee Ranking Member LaTourette to OMB Director Rob Portman supporting full MSP funding in the President's FY 2009 Budget - May 9, 2007

AMC Executive Director Brian W. Schoeneman's Column in the April-June issue of the Marine Officer

AMC Chairman Ron Davis and Maritime Labor Leaders letter supporting HR-23, the Belated Thank You to World War II Merchant Mariners Act of 2007 - April 18, 2007

AMC and Maritime Coalition Sponsored House Letter on FY 2008 Maritime Security Program Appropriations - March 17, 2007

AMC Executive Director Brian W. Schoeneman's Column in the
February/March Issue of the Marine Officer

American Maritime Congress Returns To Capitol Hill - February 20, 2007

New American Maritime Congress Website Goes Live - February 20, 2007

AMC Files Comments In Response To Marad Request On LNG - February 20, 2007

Department of Transportation Maritime Administration Docket No. MARAD-2007-26841

Speeches and White Papers:

AMC Chairman Ron Davis Testifies Before House Homeland Security Committee on LNG Tanker Security on March 21, 2007


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Legislative Information

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Maritime Unions and Trade Associations

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International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots
Seafarers' International Union
Sailors' Union of the Pacific
International Longshoremen's Association
International Longshore and Warehouse Association
Transportation Institute
Maritime Cabotage Task Force
Lake Carriers Association
United States Naval Institute
Navy League of the United States
National Defense Transportation Association
Propeller Club of the United States
USA Maritime

Maritime Educational Institutions

Merchant Marine Academy (King's Point)
Calhoon MEBA Engineering School
Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies
Paul Hall Center (Piney Point)
California Maritime Academy
Great Lakes Maritime Academy at Northwestern Michigan College
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Maine Maritime Academy
SUNY Maritime College (Fort Schuyler)
Texas A&M at Galveston

International Organizations and Classification Societies

Det Norske Veritas
American Bureau of Shipping
International Transport Workers Federation
International Labor Organization
International Maritime Organization
World Trade Organization

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