During the AWO Spring Convention, members elected a new slate of leaders, choosing James F. Farley, Corporate Vice President - Industry Relations, Kirby Corporation as Chairman, and Edward J. "Ted" Tregurtha, President of Moran Towing Corporation as Vice President. Read more.
In more than 200 meetings, AWO members urged Congress to support the Jones Act, to maintain investments in infrastructure and to support passage of the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act. Read the full details here.
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.