merchant marine

National Maritime Day marked in the U.S.

MAY 22, 2014—The 81st annual National Maritime Day was marked in ceremonies held by the U.S. Department of Transportation in Washington, D.C. National Maritime Day was created by Congress to recognize the

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Propeller Club to honor Rep. Elijah Cummings

APRIL 12, 2013 — The International Propeller Club of the Unites States is to honor Representative Elijah Cummings at its annual Salute to Congress Dinner, to be held on May 7th at

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First MLP ship named at NASSCO ceremony

MARCH 4, 2013 — General Dynamics NASSCO christened the U.S. Navy’s newest ship, USNS Montford Point (MLP-1) at a ceremony held Saturday at its San Diego shipyard that was attended by more