(1) To demonstrate to the world the employment of nuclear power in an instrument of peace for the benefit of mankind,
(2) To bring the power of the atom into the market places of the world in peaceful trade and commerce,
(3) To enlighten the public to the fact that nuclear-powered ships are entirely dependable and safe,
(4) To stimulate early solutions to such problems as international liability and indemnification, and, win for nuclear
ships, acceptance in the world's ports,
(5) To give the Maritime Administration and the Atomic Energy Commission the opportunity for prudently assessing the possible contributions of atomic power to the progress of the American Merchant Marine in providing shipping services on routes essential for maintaining the flow of the foreign commerce of the United States.