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Maritime Transportation

Maritime transportation



Army Corps of Engineers (Defense Dept.),441 G St. N.W., #3K05, 20314-1000; (202) 761-0001. Fax, (202) 761-4463. Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite (USA), Chief of Engineers. Press, (202) 761-0011.

General email,

Web, and Twitter, @USACEHQ

Provides local governments with navigation, waterway dredging, flood control, disaster relief, and hydroelectric power services.

Civil Division (Justice Dept.), Torts Branch, Aviation and Admiralty Litigation,1425 New York Ave. N.W., #10100, 20005 (mailing address: P.O. Box 14271, Washington, DC 20044-4271); (202) 616-4100. Fax, (202) 616-4002. Barry Benson, Director.


Represents the federal government in civil suits concerning the maritime industry, including ships, shipping, and merchant marine personnel. Handles civil cases arising from admiralty incidents and accidents, including oil spills.

Federal Maritime Commission (FMC),800 N. Capitol St. N.W., 20573-0001; (202) 523-5725. Fax, (202) 523-0014. ...

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