Policy Statement

2017 Policy Statement

Great Lakes Maritime Task Force:
I. Promotes a strong U.S.-flag Merchant Marine on the Great Lakes to best advance the domestic and international trades.  To this end, we:

a.)  Advocate full application of the U.S. maritime cabotage laws, primary of which is the Jones Act.  These laws and statutes ensure the safety and efficiency of Great Lakes commerce, and nationwide, play a major role in the economic, national and homeland security of the … Continue reading →