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Coast Guard Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Maritime Supply Chain Issues

Washington, D.C., March 24, 2023 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446
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Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee Chairman Daniel Webster (R-FL) announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing next week on supply chain issues impacting the maritime transportation system.  The hearing’s focus will include the Federal Maritime Commission’s (FMC) implementation of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 and the Maritime Administration's (MARAD) management of the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP).

The hearing will be held at 2:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, in 2253 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witness List:

  • Mr. Bud Darr, Executive Vice President, MSC Group, On Behalf of the World Shipping Council
  • Mr. Matthew Leech, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ports America
  • Mr. William H. “Buddy” Allen, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Cotton Shippers Association
  • Mr. Mario Cordero, Executive Director, Port of Long Beach, California

More information about the hearing entitled, “Maritime Transportation Supply Chain Issues,” including witness testimony and a link to the live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available.

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