In testimony before the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, AWO President & CEO Tom Allegretti urged the lawmakers not to allow the Jones Act to be weakened by legislation arising in other committees.
In testimony before a House subcommittee on Thursday, April 14, AWO President & CEO Tom Allegretti will press Congress for strong support for the Jones Act and vessel discharge legislative reform. Read more.
The Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has released a study concluding that there is no scientific data to support work hour changes for towing vessel crewmembers. Read the full press release here.
A bi-partisan Congressional group sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army-Civil Works, Jo-Ellen Darcy, opposing proposed revisions to the Missouri River Master Manual. Read the press release here.