U.S. Maritime Administration Announces Details of National Maritime Strategy Symposium

On December 27, 2013, the U.S. Maritime Administration announced revised deadlines to register to attend or speak at the National Maritime Strategy Symposium to be held in Washington, D.C. on January 14-16, 2014. The deadline to register to attend in person, to speak or submit materials is January 8, 2014. Sample topics announced for the Symposium include – “Creating Cargo Opportunities; Increasing Competitiveness in International Trade; Tax, Regulation & Finance Reform; Training & Retraining the Maritime Workforce; International Issues and Agreements; and Domestic Policies, Industry & Infrastructure Supporting the International Fleet.” Persons wishing to register should contact Mickalyn Valentine, Office of the Executive Director, U.S. Maritime Administration, mickalyn.valentine@dot.gov. 202-366-3907.