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AMP Announces New Officers

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) has announced the election of new leadership for the organization. Michael Roberts becomes the new president, with Matt Woodruff as vice president alongside Ku’u Park as treasurer and Matthew Paxton as secretary.  Roberts continues to serve as senior vice president for Crowley Maritime Corp. Roberts has represented Crowley on government matters since first joining the company’s DC office in 1991. He has more than 30 years’ experience in Washington, both in-house and with top DC law and lobbying firms.Outgoing AMP president Matt

One of seven U.S. maritime academies, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s picturesque campus in Buzzards Bay has sent thousands of mariners into the global maritime workplace since its inception in 1891. CREDIT: MMA

Over 1,650 Cadets Graduate from American Maritime Academies

our national heritage.”“American mariners deliver an invaluable service to our nation’s economic and defense needs, enabling not only our commercial marine transportation needs but providing the infrastructure and manpower for national defense and humanitarian missions,” said Matt Woodruff, Chairman of the American Maritime Partnership. “As Chairman of AMP, I am extremely proud to honor the graduates of the American maritime academies and welcome our shipmates into this critical and gratifying career path.”These graduates have studied at the seven maritime academies

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Military to Maritime Digital Career Platform Launched

of shore-based career paths.   “The American maritime industry is committed to supporting and hiring veterans. Over recent years, we have hosted job fairs across the nation for our veterans – and are excited to take this a step further through our new online platform,” said Matt Woodruff, AMP Chairman. “We know the vital role our industry serves for national and homeland security purposes – and remain dedicated to hiring veterans that share in our commitment to mission, teamwork, and service.”   The American maritime industry supports nearly 500,000 jobs

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Woodruff Named American Maritime Partnership President

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) today announced the election of Matt Woodruff of Kirby Corporation as its new President. He succeeds Thomas A. Allegretti, President & CEO of The American Waterways Operators.   “Leading the American Maritime Partnership – which speaks for the half a million American men and women whose employment depends on the domestic maritime industry – is a great honor. Our vibrant domestic maritime industry is an essential foundation for America’s economic, national, and homeland security,” Woodruff said. “I look forward to

Hundreds of Veterans Attend Military2Maritime Event

. The domestic maritime industry’s goal is to provide the more than 720,000 servicemen and women out of work with an opportunity to maximize their professional strengths. “We believe the maritime industry is an especially good fit for our nation’s veterans,” said Matt Woodruff with Houston’s Kirby Corporation. “American maritime needs the talent and expertise that current and former members of the armed forces have as the industry continues to experience steady growth. The best part about the Military2Maritime program, for many of the positions available

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