The following is the text of a news release from the U.S. Maritime Administration:
(WASHINGTON) — Registration is now open for the Maritime Day Celebration hosted by the Maritime Administration in Washington, D.C., on May 21. The event will be held at the Department of Transportation headquarters building. Maritime Day recognizes the thousands of American merchant mariners who keep the maritime industry proud and strong and those who perished in service for our country. The event is open to the public, but registration by May 7 is required. Registration information can be found by clicking here.