Hearing, Budget Requests for CG, MARAD, FMC

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

May 13, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, will convene a Subcommittee hearing to consider the Obama Administration’s FY2010 budget requests for the U.S. Coast Guard, Maritime Administration (MARAD), and Federal Maritime Commission (FMC).

The President requested $9.5b in FY2010 for the Coast Guard (an increase of 4.1 percent over the amount enacted in FY2009), $345.5m for MARAD (a 10 percent increase), and $24.5m for FMC (a 7.5 percent increase).

Who: Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, Chairman, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
What: Hearing to Examine the Administration’s FY2010 Coast Guard, MARAD, and FMC Budget Requests
When: Wednesday, May 13, 2009, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2167, Independence Ave. at S. Capitol St., SW, Washington, D.C.

Live webcast of the hearing available at http://transportation.house.gov/

Witnesses: Panel I
Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard
Master Chief Charles W. Bowen, Master Chief Petty Officer, U.S. Coast Guard

Panel II
Mr. David J. Rivait, Associate Administrator for Budget and Programs and Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Maritime Administration

Panel III
Commissioner Joseph E. Brennan, Federal Maritime Commission
Commissioner Hal Creel, Federal Maritime Commission
Commissioner Rebecca Dye, Federal Maritime Commission


News

OSV firm Farstad Continues Restructuring Talks

Supply firm Farstad Shipping's CEO Karl Johan Bakken repeats is in stand-still agreement with lenders until Oct. 1   Notable disclosures: * CEO says is talking

Banks Halt Support for Hanjin

A bankruptcy would be biggest ever for a container shipper. Hanjin Shipping Co's banks are halting support for the South Korean company, its lead creditor said,

Jt Study by MOL, Yokohama University for Improving Ocean Shipping Market Forecast

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the company and its subsidiary MOL Information Systems, Ltd. have signed a contract with Yokohama National University

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0811 sec (12 req/sec)