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Hearing to Examine Status of US Merchant Marine

Posted by September 5, 2014

The U.S. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, chaired by U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), will hold a hearing next week to examine issues impacting the U.S. merchant marine, the fleet of U.S. documented, or flagged, commercial vessels which carries imports and exports during peacetime and becomes a naval auxiliary to deliver troops and war materiel during wartime.

This hearing, entitled “The Status of the Merchant Marine,” is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building. 

Witness list:

  • Mark Tabbutt, Chairman, Saltchuk Resources
  • Niels Johnsen, Chairman/CEO, International Shipholding Corporation
  • Don Marcus, President, Masters, Mates and Pilots
  • Matthew Paxton, President, Shipbuilders Council of America
     
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