TRANSCOM, MARAD Want to Speed Up Purchase of Used Ships for Reserve Fleet

Faced with skyrocketing costs to repair the U.S.’s aging fleet of reserve merchant ships, the heads of the U.S. Maritime Administration and U.S. Transportation Command officials are pushing a program to buy more used vessels to fix a mobility at-sea readiness gap. “I want to accelerate the used [ship] buy… We’ve got to put some … Continue reading TRANSCOM, MARAD Want to Speed Up Purchase of Used Ships for Reserve Fleet