WASHINGTON – Today, the American Maritime Partnership (AMP) released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s announcement that 50 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve will be released over the coming weeks and months.
“American Maritime looks forward to working with the Administration and all involved to ensure that oil being released from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in the coming weeks and months is transported by American workers on American ships.” – Mike Roberts, President of the American Maritime Partnership
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American Maritime Partnership (AMP) is the voice of the U.S. domestic maritime industry, a pillar of our nation’s economic, national, and homeland security. More than 40,000 American vessels built in American shipyards, crewed by American mariners, and owned by American companies, operate in our waters 24-hours a day, seven days a week, and this commerce sustains nearly 650,000 American jobs, $41.6 billion in labor compensation, and more than $154.8 billion in annual economic output. You can learn more by visiting www.americanmaritimepartnership.com.