MarAd Temporarily Suspends Processing

Monday, October 24, 2005
On October 17, 2005, the Deputy Maritime Administrator issued letters to Governor Kathleen Blanco of Louisiana, Governor Haley Barbour of Mississippi and Governor Robert Riley of Alabama, informing them that due to the disruption caused by Hurricane Katrina, the Maritime Administration (MARAD) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) have temporarily suspended the processing of pending Gulf Coast region Deepwater Port license applications.

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