Sen. Roger Wicker honored as champion of maritime industry

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi – U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker was honored today by the American Maritime Partnership as a champion of the maritime industry.

This is the inaugural award given by AMP, a national group representing the domestic maritime industry.

At VT Halter Marine’s Pascagoula shipyard, coastal industry leaders and national organization representatives gathered to present Wicker with a ship wheel-shaped plaque and thank him for his partnership.

Wicker serves as Deputy Whip and is a member of the Armed Services Committee.

Gulf Live
10/22/12