Paul Fitzgerald

Congratulates Captain Boyce, and the entire crew of the M/V Greenlake for being recipients of the Extraordinary Bravery at Sea Award

The Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust congratulates Captain Boyce, and the entire crew of the M/V Greenlake for their selection as the recipients of International Maritime Organization’s prestigious Extraordinary Bravery at Sea Award !   Bravo Zulu ! The ceremony will take place in London on the 25th…...

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Harold J. Daggett re-elected to third term as head of ILA

The Captain Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust extends congratulations to Harold J. Daggett who was recently elected to a third term as International President of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO, at the union’s 55th Quadrennial Convention in Florida.  He was reelected unanimously  to a third term, by hundreds of national…...

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“The Directors of the Trust would like to welcome our newest Board Member, Captain Don Josberberger

Don is a Master Mariner with vast experience as a Chief Mate and Master with Sealand, CSX and Horizon Lines, sailing Trans Atlantic and Trans Pacific routes, East and West U.S. Coast routes and the Caribbean for many years. Read more....

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“National Maritime Day” Celebration Reception and Dinner Photos

View photos from the Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust 2019 National Maritime Day Celebration.  View Photos....

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CONGRESS!! DON’T DELAY FURTHER. RECOGNIZE OUR WORLD WAR II MERCHANT MARINES

CONGRESS!!  DON’T DELAY FURTHER.  RECOGNIZE OUR WORLD WAR II MERCHANT MARINES… they are slowly passing away like all the members of the “Greatest Generation” and deserve to be recognized fully for their service and sacrifice on behalf of the Nation.  We ask for all members of the Senate and the…...

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“National Maritime Day” Celebration Reception and Dinner

The dinner is a celebration of our Nation’s maritime heritage and will help raise funds for scholarships for individuals pursuing a career in maritime or related industries.  We believe a strong maritime industry and labor force is critical to the Nation’s economy and national security.  View Event...

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RECOGNIZING THE U.S. MERCHANT MARINE AND NATIONAL MARITIME DAY

by Rear Admiral Wendi B. Carpenter (U.S. Navy Retired), Executive Director, Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust   Each year on May 22nd, our Nation pauses to proudly celebrate National Maritime Day and the contributions of the maritime industry and its workforce. Congress instituted National Maritime Day in 1933,…...

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Captain Phillips – Ten Years After the Attack

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…...

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A conversation with Captain Richard Phillips on the 10th anniversary of the MV Maersk Alabama, Somali Pirates

By Rear Admiral Wendi B. Carpenter (U.S. Navy Retired), Executive Director of the Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust For five days in April 2009, Captain Richard Phillips became the center of an extraordinary international drama, when he was captured by Somali pirates who attacked and boarded his ship…...

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The Captain Richard Phillips and Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust wishes to express condolences on the passing of Charles Stephen “Steamboat” Markowski.

The Captain Richard Phillips and Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust wishes to express condolences on the passing of Charles Stephen “Steamboat” Markowski.  “Steamboat” was a former President of ILA Local 953, Baltimore, MD. A Wake will be held this Sunday, April 14th from 2 pm to 9 pm at the Charles…...

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