• Jul. 10 2017
  • John Crowley

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 objects to additional FMC authority to seek undefined and potentially invasive reports invoked when members form Agreements to cooperate with other members of the supply chain on such things as port productivity.

  • Jul. 3 2017
  • John Crowley

Cyber Security in the Maritime Port Sector: 

I summarize NAWE's position on cyber security in view of recent attacks.

  • Dec. 7 2016
  • John Crowley

Port Statistics Working Group - My Observations

On December 4, the Port Performance Freight Statistics Working Group, which was formed as a result of last year’s FAST Act, was supposed to submit its first report to Congress. The report is intended to provide Congress with the Working Group’s recommendations for how to implement a data/statistics collection program at US ports.

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