Learn about the actions that AWO and the American Maritime Partnership have taken in the wake of multiple threats against the Jones Act. Read the highlights from the AWO Fall Convention and Board of Directors meeting in this issue of the AWO Letter.
Read AWO’s response to the Department of Homeland Security’s issuance of a Jones Act waiver in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Irma in this issue of the AWO Letter. Register for Fall Convention, October 11-13 in Boston.
AWO President & CEO Tom Allegretti recently authored an op-ed that was featured in the Washington Times Infrastructure 2017 special report, in which he discussed the economic contributions and policy priorities of the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry. The special report also featured op-ed contributions from Members of Congress and private sector industry leaders.
Read about the most recent National Quality Steering Committee meeting held in early August, and see the latest AWO members to host successful tugboat and towboat tours in this issue of the AWO Letter.
Read about the comment letter AWO sent to the Coast Guard with a comprehensive list of regulations and policies that should be considered for repeal, replacement or modification; Learn about the newly released industry economic impact study, and more, in this issue of the AWO Letter.