USM: Maine Shipyard Shows American Maritime’s Strength in New England

Bath-built Carl M. Levin (DDG 120) sails past a seasonally decorated Bug Light in Casco Bay during Acceptance Trials in December 2022.

By VOICE Staff. Bath, Maine shipyard General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a prime example of how the American Maritime industry helps strengthen the economy of New England, research from the University of Southern Maine shows. The Center for Business and Economic Research at the USM with Bath Iron Works examined how the yard contributed […]

New York State of Wind: Future Looks Breezy for Offshore Empire

By Samantha Maldonado, THE CITY. This story was originally published on January 3 by THE CITY. Sign up here to get the latest stories from THE CITY delivered to you each morning While approaching Wainscott Beach on Long Island’s South Fork in early December, one could see the most tangible aspect of offshore wind’s New […]

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Cadets Awarded Crowley Memorial Scholarships

By Crowley. (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Dec. 14, 2022) ­– Massachusetts Maritime Academy cadets Jacquelyn Damery and Joshua-Ryan McFaddin have been awarded Crowley’s Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships. Each recipient is recognized for their overall individual success and their desire to pursue a career in the maritime industry. As recipients, the cadets exemplify Crowley’s values of drive, integrity and sustainability through […]

Fuel cargo vessels arrive at Port Tampa Bay to assist in Hurricane Ian recovery

This article originally appeared in Florida Politics on October 3, 2022.  By Kelly Hayes. More than 25 domestic maritime vessels are calling on Florida ports as they reopen following Hurricane Ian. U.S.-flagged maritime vessels arrived Friday at Port Tampa Bay following its reopening, carrying fuel cargo to aid in Hurricane Ian recovery. More than 25 […]

U.S. Maritime Prosperity Tied to Offshore Wind

This article originally appeared in gCaptain on September 20, 2022.  By Barry Parker. Offshore wind will be a key component of future U.S. successes in the marine businesses. This was the message conveyed at the “Maritime Prosperity Forum,” presented by the Coast Guard Foundation and the Maritime Association of the Port of New York and […]

China’s Navy Could Catch Up to America’s By 2030, Analysts Say

This article originally appeared in Popular Mechanics on September 6, 2022.  By Kyle Mizokami. China’s navy could nearly double in just eight years, resulting in a vastly more capable naval force than the one it fields today. Given the right spending priorities, Beijing could build at least two more aircraft carriers and four more ballistic missile submarines, based […]

Why it Matters: WSJ Editorial “The Jones Act Strikes Again”

True to form, the WSJ has published another confused editorial that seeks to divert and distort the facts regarding the Colonial Pipeline cyber-attack towards a premature waiver of the Jones Act. The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the domestic maritime industry, today released the following statement regarding the Biden Administration’s issuance of a […]