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Podcast: Capt. Phillips, Ten Years After the Maersk Alabama Attack

By Klaus Luhta 2019-04-22 17:56:47

Ten years ago, Captain Richard Phillips endured a pirate attack and rescue by U.S. Navy SEALs in the Indian Ocean that captured the attention of the world. The release of this episode commemorates the rescue and all that has taken place since then. Today, Captain Phillips spends his time speaking around the world and devoting himself to The Captain Richard Phillips and Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust in efforts to further awareness of the merchant marine and supporting maritime industries as...

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An Open Letter to the President

By Klaus Luhta 2017-04-06 13:51:45

Dear Mr President, As a member of the U.S. maritime industry, I write to request clarification of your stance on the Jones Act. We respectfully need to know whether you will stand by this industry that is foundational to American security around the world or do we all need to get on Careerbuilder? Thank you in advance for your answer. Somali pirates don’t care about the U.S. merchant marine....

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