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WORLD WAR II MUSEUM DEDICATION OF
THE ROAD TO TOKYO
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Hope you and your family are well and are enjoying the holidays as we head into 2016. We at Maritime TV are again pleased to distribute this link to the December 2015 Kings Point ‘Acta Non Verba’ Video Report (Click here to view) on Maritime TV. Maritime TV is TV Worldwide’s Internet TV Channel dedicated to the Maritime Industry and the Kings Point Acta Non Verba Report is the series we produce to highlight the good news stories at the academy that don’t always get traction in the trade and mainstream media, but are still worthy of being highlighted.
RELEASED 22 JUNE 2015
The United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Class of 2015 Graduated at Kings Point, N.Y. on Saturday, June 20, 2015 and Maritime TVwas there to webcast it live, thanks to the support of industry sponsors. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administrator, Paul N. ‘Chip’ Jaenichen, Sr., delivered the 79th Commencement address. This year, USMMA awarded degrees to 227 midshipmen.
Graduates represent nearly every state, as well as Malaysia, South Korea and the Republic of Panama. Approximately 2,500 guests attended the event, including family members of the graduating class, and distinguished visitors representing the federal government, flag and general officers from the U.S. Military, senior executives from the maritime industry, community leaders, alumni, faculty and staff.
Paul “Chip” Jaenichen was appointed by President Obama and sworn in as Maritime Administrator on July 25, 2014. Before his appointment, Administrator Jaenichen served as Acting Administrator beginning in June 2013. He joined the U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration in July 2012 when he was appointed Deputy Maritime Administrator.
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The Maritime TV Kings Point Acta Non Verba Report is the monthly Internet TV pro-active news program dedicated to featuring the news, headlines and activities surrounding the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy its midshipmen, alumni and the professionals who administrate and support the institution. We cover Kings Point stories that aren’t always told, but should be.
This series originally ran on Maritime TV from 2012-2014 at which time Maritime TV ceased production of the program temporarily to re-focus the program. The series is now being re-launched in June 2015 with special features on a KP midshipman who just placed third runner up in the May 5th Miss Teen Arizona pageant, Joints Chief of Staff Chairman Army Gen. Martin Dempsey speaking at KP, the new academy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program, Nashville’s Alex Michaels Band song tribute to the USMMA featuring one of its midshipman and a new Virginia high-end distillery just opened by two ’82 KP Alumni.
Please consider supporting this important re-launched Kings Point Acta Non Verba Report through a reasonably- priced customized sponsorship that would feature your organization as part of the program, and help us get positive news out about Kings Point. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org of call (703) 961-9250, ext. 221.
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RELEASED 23 MARCH 2015
On Monday, March 16, 2015 General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point. General Dempsey was the guest speaker at the 2015 Battle Standard Dinner, an annual event at USMMA and Maritime TV was there to cover it. The dinner, which is hosted by the First Class, honors the memories of the 142 Cadet-Midshipmen who lost their lives during World War II. USMMA is privileged among the nation’s five federal academies to be the only institution authorized to carry a battle standard as part of its Color Guard.
RELEASED 15 JANUARY 2014
Greetings! Maritime TV is pleased to feature this special presentation video interview with Rear Admiral James A. Helis, USMS
Superintendent, United States Merchant Marine Academy, on a variety of issues affecting Kings Point and its importance to the industry, as we head into 2015.
Click here to view an in-depth interview with Rear Admiral James A. Helis, Superintendent, USMMA
RELEASED 12 DECEMBER 2014
Maritime TV is pleased to present another program in the “Ask the Administrator” series of interviews with Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen on important issues affecting the U.S. maritime industry, pre-recorded at various locations around the country and Washington D.C. This 4th program in the series dealt with U.S. ports and was recorded on December 4, 2014 at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans where Administrator Jaenichen delivered the keynote address.
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U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Superintendent RADM James A. Helis, USMS, and Maritime Administrator, Paul “Chip” Jaenichen, speak at the Kings Point Club of New Orleans Holiday Dinner Reception during the International Workboat Show honoring them at the Westin Hotel in New Orleans, December 5, 2014.
Please click on links below to view complete presentations:
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INTERVIEW WITH ERIC ALBER
REGARDING WORK BOAT SHOW AND CHAPTER EVENTS
RELEASED 19 AUG 2014
Maritime TV has posted video from the USMMA Hall of Fame Induction honoring Sue Petersen Lubow. Sue was inducted on Sunday, August 10 in front of 220 guests comprised of Kings Pointers, family, friends and coworkers. If you watch the video and view the photos, this was not only an important milestone in Sue’s career, but for the Academy as a whole. The USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation congratulates Sue Petersen Lubow on her induction and career!
- Maritime TV – Full Video (100 minutes) – Click Here
- Maritime TV – Sue’s Speech (30 minutes) – Click Here
- Photos – Flickr – Click Here
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The American Maritime History Project, Inc. just announced the publication of its final historical work, Braving the Wartime Seas and Maritime TV was there to interview Tom McCaffery, author and President of McCaffery & Associates, Inc. Click here to view the interview. This book is a lasting tribute to each of the cadets and graduates of the U.S. Merchant Marine Cadet Corps who died in World War II.Braving the Wartime Seas is available from the publisher Xlibris in hard copy, paperback and electronic form, as well as from Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Previous publications sponsored by the American Maritime History Project, Inc. are “In Peace and War – A History of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point” and “The Way of the Ship: America’s Maritime History Reenvisoned, 1600-2000”.
RELEASED 24 JUNE 2014
Maritime TV was there as the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point graduated 225 new Merchant Marine and Military Officers as part of its Class of 2014 commencement ceremony on June 21, 2014. The keynote speaker, Vice Admiral Michelle J. Howard, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans and Strategy, gave the commencement address before a crowd of more than 2,300 including special guest Deputy Secretary of Transportation Victor M. Mendez, graduates, family members and representatives from the federal government, U.S. military and maritime industry.
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Maritime TV is pleased to feature this June 16 event at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point which hosted a rechristening ceremony to celebrate the delivery of the Academy’s newest training vessel, T/V Kings Pointer. The ceremony was held at Mallory Pier. The guest of honor was U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx. Secretary Foxx was accompanied by Acting U.S. Maritime Administrator Paul ‘Chip’ Jaenichen. Other guests of honor included:
- Rear Admiral James A. Helis, USMMA Superintendent
- Senator Charles Schumer
- Congressman Tim Bishop
- Congressman Steve Israel
RELEASED 27 MAY 2014
Maritime TV is pleased to present the following free on-demand video presentations from National Maritime Day
The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) hosted it’s National Maritime Day “Safety at Sea” EIM Seminar at 2:30 PM on May 22, 2014 from the National Press Club in Washington D.C. Industry and governmental leaders discussed issues of the day surrounding Safety at Sea. This seminar was designed to highlight both best practices and opportunities for improvement and included an address from
Acting Maritime Adminsitrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen.
The Seminar was followed by the National Maritime Day Dinner & AMVER Awards at 6:00 PM, also at the National Press Club. Industry leaders celebrated the achievements of the merchant marine industry with the presentation of the AMVER Awards. This year’s dinner highlighted the developments in the industry, and recognized the shipping companies who participate in the United States Coast Guard’s voluntary AMVER rescue at sea program.
RELEASED 16 MAY 2014
Maritime TV is now featuring free on demand viewing of the full MARAD National Maritime Strategy Symposium from May 6, 2014. This includes presentations from U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, Acting Maritime Administrator Paul ‘Chip’ Jaenichen and several congressional representatives. The Maritime Administration (MARAD) invited the public and marine transportation system stakeholders to participate in the agency’s second symposium intended to develop a robust national maritime strategy. The purpose of this second public meeting was to gather ideas to improve the utilization, vitality and competiveness of the nation’s marine transportation system. The principal focus areas included, but were not limited to, U.S. ports, domestic shipping, and U.S. Shipyards. This public meeting took place from 9:00a.m. – 4:30p.m., May 6, 2014. Click here to view the full webcast of the Symposium sessions. Click here to view the full webcast of the Symposium sessions.
RELEASED 21 FEBRUARY 2014
Acting Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen spoke at NAMEPA’s Winds of Change in Shipping” Conference in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, February 19 and addressed changes he sees on the horizon for the maritime industry and later responded to several questions from the industry audience in attendance. He was introduced by Conference Moderator Clay Maitland, Chairman of the Merchant Marine Policy Coalition MMPC. Maritime TV was there to record the proceedings. The full video can be viewed by clicking here for the on-demand video archives from the event.
RELEASED 13 FEBRUARY 2014
On June 4, 2013 Deputy Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen was named Acting Maritime Administrator. On Tuesday, February 12, 2014, Maritime TV’s Dave Gardy interviewed Mr. Jaenichen at MARAD headquarters in Washington. D.C. on current issues in the maritime industry. The full video interview and links to individual interview question responses can be viewed by clicking here for the on-demand video interview archives.
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Mr. Paul “Chip” Jaenichen, Acting Maritime Administrator, delivers the Closing Plenary presentation during the National Maritime Strategy Symposium in Washington D.C. at the U.S. Department of Transportation on January 16, 2014. He recounted the Symposium activities and the ideas generated during the event, and discussed the course that the maritime industry needs to chart from here. Maritime TV was there for the coverage. Click here to watch the video
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Mr. Paul “Chip” Jaenichen, Acting Maritime Administrator, delivers his Opening Plenary presentation during the National Maritime Strategy Symposium in Washington D.C. at the U.S. Department of Transportation on January 14, 2014. His compelling speech detailed the history of the U.S. Merchant Marine and the threat that the current weakened fleet of 179 U.S. flag vessels poses for U.S. national security. Maritime TV was there for the coverage. Click here to view the video.
RELEASED 14 OCTOBER 2013
THE MEMORIAL SERVICE AT PASS CHRISTIAN
The greater New Orleans Chapter paid special homage to the WWII Pass Christian Cadet Corps on Oct 12, 2013. Click below to see the entire Memorial Service.
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Each year, deserving alumni in reunion classes are officially recognized by the USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation and honored for Outstanding Professional Achievement or Meritorious Alumni Service. On Thursday September 26, 3013, Maritime TV (www.MaritimeTV.com) was on hand to record video coverage of alumni receiving their awards, led by the Kings Pointer of the Year Award to Charlie Hill, ’65. See the event in its entirety by Clicking Here .
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Ten Points to Rationalize and Restart the United States Maritime Industry
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Superintendent RADM James A. Helis, USMS, addressed
the Kings Point Club of Washington D.C.
Tuesday, April 23rd in Washington, DC.
Please click on link below to view complete presentation.
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Also, we’re sending the link to a very important speech given today, February 7 to the KP Club of Washington DC by Deputy Maritime Administrator Paul Chip Jaenichen (which you should definitely take the time to view if you want to know the latest on KP. Please click here for the video of that speech).