U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD)

1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590-0001
(202) 366-0866
FAX (202) 366-5904
Ms. Barbara Voulgaris, Program Historian & Federal Preservation Officer
Office of Ship Operations
[email protected]
http://www.marad.dot.gov/

This agency of the U.S. federal government administers the inactive ships in various reserve fleets and maritime artifacts. They are also the owners of NS Savannah, the only nuclear powered merchant vessel built by the USA.

Mission: To improve and strengthen the U.S. Marine Transportation System to meet the economic, environmental and security needs of the Nation.  In our work across the government and the industry we support and advocate advancements in the business of shipping and marine transportation, both domestically and internationally.

This agency of the U.S. federal government administers the inactive ships in various reserve fleets and maritime artifacts. They are also the owners of NS Savannah, the only nuclear powered merchant vessel built by the USA. Click here to see a virtual tour including inside the nuclear containment vessel.

 


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