AWO Congratulates 'Champion of Maritime' Roger Wicker

Press Release
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Presentation of AMP 2012 Award: Photo credit AMP

Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) winner of American Maritime Partnership’s (AMP) 2012 'Champion of Maritime' award gets American Waterways Operators (AWO) approbation.

The American Waterways Operators, a 350-member trade association representing the nation’s tugboat, towboat and barge industry, congratulates Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) upon his receipt of the American Maritime Partnership’s (AMP) 2012 Champion of Maritime award in honor of his years of leadership and diligence in supporting the nation’s maritime industry and its American workforce.
 
AWO is a member of AMP, a national coalition representing all elements of the United States domestic maritime industry, including shipyards, ship operators, seafarers, and pro-defense organizations.  AMP’s “Champion of Maritime” award is presented to an individual who has displayed extraordinary dedication to and consistent support for the American maritime industry.
 
“This distinction is indeed a high honor,” said Tom Allegretti, AWO’s President & CEO. “Time and again, Sen. Wicker has exercised leadership that demonstrates his recognition of the importance of the maritime industry both to his home state of Mississippi and to the entire country.”
 
“We are especially grateful for his willingness to educate his colleagues about the vital importance of the nation’s waterways to our economic and national security interests,” Allegretti continued.  “We are much stronger as a nation today because of his efforts.  AWO, along with tens of thousands of domestic maritime workers from coast to coast, praise Sen. Wicker for the work he has done to earn this outstanding achievement.”
 
Photo: Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), right, accepts the American Maritime Partnership 2012 Champion of Maritime Award from Matt Paxton, President, Shipbuilders Council of America, left, and Bill Skinner, Chief Executive Officer, VT Halter Marine, center, in Pascagoula, Miss.

Maritime Reporter March 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Ship as Lifeboat Concept Disputed by ICV

A recent meeting at the National Transportation Safety Board in Washington, D.C. (attended by International Cruise Victims (ICV) Board representatives) discussed

McDermott Elect G.P. Luquette Board Chairman

Provider of integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services for upstream field developments worldwide, McDermott International, say that Gary P.

Ill-Considered Energy Policies Threaten US Navy: Report

The United States government has pursued energy policies based on “the mistaken belief in the unproven science that claims carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning

People in the News

McDermott Elect G.P. Luquette Board Chairman

Provider of integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services for upstream field developments worldwide, McDermott International, say that Gary P.

Ill-Considered Energy Policies Threaten US Navy: Report

The United States government has pursued energy policies based on “the mistaken belief in the unproven science that claims carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning

Coast Guard Pacific Area receives new commander

Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray relieved Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft as Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area and Coast Guard Defense Forces West, in a change of command

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Repair Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1902 sec (5 req/sec)