Fall Luncheon: MARAD Comes to Oakland

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT)
Oakland, CA

In furtherance of the Propeller Club’s mission to bring Washington, DC to Northern California the speaker will be Maritime Administrator (MARAD) Paul “Chip” Jaenichen. MARAD is the agency within the DOT dealing with waterborne transportation. MARAD works in many areas involving ships and shipping, shipbuilding, port operations, vessel operations, national security, environment, and safety. The agency also maintains the national defense reserve merchant fleet and the US Merchant Marine Academy.

Captain Jaenichen is a graduate of the US Naval Academy and spent 30 years in the Navy where he was the Commanding Officer of USS Albany (SSN 753) and Commander of Submarine Squadron Eleven in San Diego and other senior positions during his career.

He will outline MARAD’s current issues and how they are promoting the US flag fleet and the viability of the US Merchant Marine.

This is a prepay event. The deadline for reservations is October 14. Tickets may be purchased through Eventbrite.

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