Top Stories from the Seafarers Log 

(SIU's Monthly Newspaper/April 2018)


President's Column

SIU President Michael Sacco discusses the Jones Act, other cabotage laws, and the great work of the SIU of Canada


McDew, Buzby Back Jones Act in House Hearing

The commanding officer of the U.S. Transportation Command and the head of the U.S. Maritime Administration recently testified in strong support of the U.S. Merchant Marine


SRI: At Least 91 Nations Have Cabotage Laws

A new study finds that many countries maintain maritime laws promoting their respective fleets, mariners and security


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