News Release Archive 2011


Dec 15 2011U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Transfers TV KINGS POINTER to Texas A&M University
Dec 9 2011DOT Federal Funds Available for Small U.S. Shipyards. 
Nov 30 2011Maritime Administration Releases New Designs for Shipping Vessels on America’s Marine Highways
Oct 28 2011MARAD Conducts Renewable Fuel Technology Tests
Oct 28 2011Maritime Administration (MARAD) Releases U.S. Flag Fleet Competitiveness Report
Oct 25 2011MARAD Hosts Anti-Piracy Roundtable with Philippine Maritime Officials
Oct 21 2011Anti-Piracy Demonstration Scheduled for Nov. 1 in Baltimore
Sep 30 2011MARAD Approves Title XI Loan Guarantee.
Sep 30 2011MARAD Funded Mobile Ballast Water Testing Facility Begins Operations.
Sep 28 2011Maritime Administration Surpasses All Ship Disposal Goals for Suisun Bay
Sep 14 2011MARAD Hosts Public Outreach Meetings for the Panama Canal Expansion Study and America’s Marine Highway Program.
Sep 7 2011U.S. Department of Transportation Honors Service of Merchant Mariners on 9/11
Aug 26 2011U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Names Maritime Industry Advisory Panel
Aug 16 2011Registration Opens for the 2011 Women on the Water (WOW) Conference
Aug 15 2011USDOT’s Maritime Administration Announces $9.98 Million in Grants to Small Shipyards
Jul 8 2011U.S. Maritime Administration Approves Title XI Ship-Construction Loan Guarantee for New York Based Shipholding Group
Jul 8 2011U.S. Maritime Administration Accepting Bids on Two High Speed Vessels
Jun 14 2011More Ships at U.S. Ports - Vessel Calls Up by 13 Percent in 2010
May 19 2011National Maritime Day Honors Sacrifices of Merchant Mariners in War and Peace
Apr 22 2011Maritime Administrator Matsuda Signs $241 Million Federal Guarantee for Panama City Shipyard
Apr 5 2011Secretary LaHood Argues Case of Better Transportation Use of America’s Coasts, Waterways
Mar 1 2011Maritime Administration Reaches Agreement With Department of Energy on Cargo Preference Requirements
Feb 18 2011U.S. Maritime Administration Celebrates Opening of First West Coast Ship Recycling Facility
Feb 16 2011Maritime Administration Awards Contracts for $77 Million to Crew and Maintain National Defense Reserve Fleet Ships
Feb 8 2011Liberty Natural Gas Deepwater Port Facility Public Hearings Cancelled