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The National Association of Waterfront Employers (NAWE) is the voice of the U.S. marine terminal operator (MTO) and stevedoring industry in Washington, DC. NAWE promotes marine cargo efficiency, security and health, a clean environment, international trade and economic growth through advocacy, education, and industry cooperation.


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November 6
Port Cybersecurity
NAWE's comments on House Homeland Security Committee field hearing on cybersecurity.
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October 30
Strengthening Cybersecurity Information Sharing and Coordination in our Ports
The House of Representatives passed HR 3101, Strengthening Cybersecurity Information Sharing and...
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September 21
FMC to hold hearings on pending petition regarding detention and demurrage practices.
FMC to hold hearings on pending petition regarding detention and demurrage practices.
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August 29
Maritime Cyber Security
Suggest discussion of roles and responsibilities for cyber security within the global information...
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July 10
Congressional Authorization of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) and Amendments to the Shipping Act
NAWE comments on pending authorizing legislation for the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC). NAWE...
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