AWO Testifies Before Congress on State of the Maritime Industry
WASHINGTON, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the American Waterways Operators testified before two congressional committees on the state of the American maritime industry. Tom Allegretti, President & CEO, testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee while across the Capitol, Jennifer Carpenter, Executive Vice President & COO, appeared before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Waterways Operators welcomes Senate passage of the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act as part of the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018, which passed the Senate today by a bipartisan vote of 94-6.
The following press release was issued on October 31, 2018 from Arlington, VA:
During their recent 2018 Fall Convention in Houston, the members of The American Waterways Operators, the national trade association representing the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry, heard from AWO Chairman and Houston resident Tom Marian, General Counsel at Buffalo Marine Service, Inc., who reflected on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey making landfall and the resiliency of both the City of Houston and the tugboat, towboat and barge industry nationwide.