TDI-Brooks Hires Byno
to the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Executive Branch.He previously served in the U.S. Marine Corps where he was a Member of a Marine Special Operations Command team in which he performed airborne and combat dive operations, air reconnaissance, and direct action in regions of Iraq, Afghanistan and northern Africa. He received an Honorable Discharge in October of 2006.
Military to Maritime Digital Career Platform Launched
.S.-flagged vessels and American civilian mariners is vitally important for the nation’s security, the American Maritime Partnership said. Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Marine Transportation and a Marine veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been a long-time champion for the hiring of veterans into meaningful maritime careers. “Mariners in the Armed Forces have skills that can successfully translate into the civilian workforce. Military mariners just need to know about what civilian opportunities are available
1,200 Maritime Academy Grads Enter the US Workforce
times of crisis often serve on military vessels engaged in ferrying supplies to U.S. troops overseas, just as they did during Operations “Enduring Freedom” and “Iraqi Freedom” (2002-2010) when U.S.-flag commercial vessels transported 63 percent of all military cargoes moved to Afghanistan and Iraq. All graduates are required to pass the extensive U.S. Coast Guard exam, which covers days of testing and requires encyclopedic knowledge of the career path chosen. For that reason, maritime academy cadets supplement their classroom instruction with significant time on either
Kemp: Gulf Migrant Workers Will Be Biggest Victims of Oil Shock
decades. In 2015, Saudi Arabia hosted 1.9 migrants from India, 1.3 million from Indonesia, 1.1 million from Pakistan, 970,000 from Bangladesh, 730,000 from Egypt, 620,000 from Syria, and 580,000 from Yemen, according to the UN. Smaller but significant numbers of migrants came from Afghanistan (365,000), Sudan (365,000), Nepal (380,000), Myanmar (200,000), Jordan (180,000), Ethiopia (125,000) and Lebanon (115,000). In 2014, migrant workers sent home to their families an estimated $36 billion ("Saudi Arabia Article IV Consultation", IMF, 2015). Remittances
Rees Joins Salvare Worldwide
and solutions into a number of markets including land based and maritime defence, oil and gas and various commercial sectors. These products include communication and tracking platforms and the introduction and development of equipment for personnel operating in harsh environments such as Iraq, Afghanistan and West Africa
Strike Ends at Mumbai's GTI Container Terminal
is not authorised to talk to media, told Reuters on phone from Mumbai. A number of cargoes were diverted to the Pipavav port in the western state of Gujarat and Sri Lanka's Colombo port due to the congestion at JNPT, which is also known as Nhava Sheva. "My 200 containers of sugar meant for Afghanistan via Karachi (in Pakistan) were stuck at the port so I'm relieved to know that the strike has come to an end," said Mohan Narang, head of New Delhi-based trading company K S Commodities. (Reporting by Mayank Bhardwaj, additional reporting by Keith Wallis in SINGAPORE
Hearing: 'The Status of the Merchant Marine'
history, our nation has relied on U.S. flagged commercial vessels crewed by American Merchant Mariners to carry troops, weapons, and supplies to the battlefield. During Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, U.S. flagged commercial vessels transported 63 percent of all military cargos moved to Afghanistan and Iraq. Unfortunately, over the last 35 years, the number of U.S. flagged vessels sailing in the international trade has dropped from 850 to less than 90. Less than two percent of the world’s tonnage now moves on U.S. flagged vessels. In the same period, we have lost over 300 shipyards