Maritime Security Fleet Program

To maintain a U.S.-flag merchant fleet crewed by U.S.

mariners to serve both the commercial and national security needs of the United States.


Examples of Funded Projects

Maritime Security Program payments are paid to vessels operating in U.S.

foreign commerce.

Vessels include containerships and Roll-on/Roll-off vessels(RO/RO), tankers and heavy lift ships will be eligible in FY 2008-2015.


Agency - Department of Transportation

The Department of Transportation's mission is to ensure fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation that meets vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.