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Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee to Examine Range of Regulatory Programs Next Week

Washington, April 28, 2017 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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Washington, DC – The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation will hold a hearing next Wednesday to examine a number of maritime transportation regulatory programs that have a significant impact on the vitality and competitiveness of our maritime transportation industry.

This hearing of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, chaired by U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), is entitled, “Maritime Transportation Regulatory Programs.”  The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witness list:

    Panel I

  • Rear Admiral Paul F. Thomas, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, United States Coast Guard
  • The Honorable Michael A. Khouri, Acting Chairman, Federal Maritime Commission
  • Panel II

  • Mr. Todd Schauer, President, American Salvage Association
  • Mr. Steven Candito, Board Member, Former President and Chief Executive Officer, National Response Corporation
  • Mr. Nicholas Nedeau, Chief Executive Officer, Rapid Ocean Response Corporation
  • Mr. Norman “Buddy” Custard, President and Chief Executive Officer, Alaska Maritime Prevention and Response Network
  • Panel III

  • Mr. Thomas Allegretti, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Waterways Operators
  • Mr. Peter Ford, Chief Strategy Officer, Ports America
  • Mr. John Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer, World Shipping Council

More information about the hearing, including testimony, additional background information, and live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available. 


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