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Carriers, Shippers, Ports Sought for Marine Transportation System Panel

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration is accepting through May 29 nominations for membership on the Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee. Members will be selected with a view toward a varied perspective of the marine transportation industry, including (1) active mariners; (2) vessel operators; (3) ports and terminal operators; (4) shippers or beneficiary cargo owners; (5) shipbuilders; (6) relevant policy areas such as innovative financing, economic competitiveness, performance monitoring, safety, labor, and environment; (7) freight customers and providers; and (8) government bodies. Registered lobbyists are prohibited from serving in their individual capacities but may be specifically appointed to represent the interests of a nongovernmental entity, a recognizable group of persons or nongovernmental entities (an industry sector, labor unions, environmental groups, etc.) or state or local governments.

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