Maritime options for the future : the means to revitalize the U.S. merchant marine.
Hessdoerfer, Ronald C.
Boger, Dan C.
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This study examines current options facing legislators and policy makers who make decisions regarding the United States merchant marine and its related industrial support base, the shipbuilding industry. Included is a brief history of the merchant marine and the effects of past legislation, leading to the current environment faced by the members of the maritime industries. A brief review of the current government programs in the area of strategic sealift is addressed as well. The analysis includes the opinions and impressions of various representatives of the maritime industry, shipbuilders and ship operators, as well as government officials. This study culminates with a discussion of the current options being addressed in Congress. Conclusions and recommendations are drawn based on the author's findings and opinions.
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