Top Stories from the Seafarers Log 

(SIU's Monthly Newspaper / April 2017)


President's Column: Jones Act Remains Vital

SIU President Michael Sacco discusses the latest views on how American’s freight cabotage law protects U.S. national, economic and homeland security


General, Congressmen Back Merchant Marine

Plenty of support for American mariners and U.S.-flag shipping was voiced during a recent hearing in the House of Representatives


Three New Vessels Entering Jones Act Service

Two Tankers, One ConRo Signal New Jobs for SIU Members


The Seafarers International Union, Atlantic, Gulf, Lakes and Inland Waters, AFL-CIO, represents professional United States merchant mariners sailing aboard U.S.-flag vessels in the deep sea, Great Lakes and inland trades.
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