MTLA Welcomes John Jamian as new Affiliate Member

Fort Lauderdale, Florida …quot; Maritime Transport & Logistics Advisors (MTLA) today announced the addition of Mr. John Jamian, former Acting Maritime Administrator for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration, to its select group of Affiliate Members.

Currently serving as president of the Seaway Great Lakes Trade Association, Mr. Jamian is a partner in Jamian Fahmy, LLC, based in Washington, D.C. and Michigan, and has extensive experience in international transportation, trade development, and the maritime industry. Most recently, Mr. Jamian served in the Bush Administration as the Acting Maritime Administrator and Deputy Administrator for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration. His responsibilities included promoting the environmentally sound integration of marine transportation with other modes of transportation, and with other ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes uses. He was instrumental in creating the Cabinet Level Committee on Marine Transportation and served as a member of the Presidents National Presidential Security Directive (NSPD) in creating our national maritime security initiative. Mr. Jamian oversaw the daily operations of the Maritime Administration, its 900 employees, and 276 ship assets under MARAD purveyance. He also co-managed the Maritime Security Program with the U.S. Transportation Command the Department of Defense.

Mr. Jamian is the latest in an impressive recent group of high-profile maritime professionals to become MTLA affiliate consultants, including Mr. Charles ‘Chuck’ Towsley, PPM®, former Port Director at the Port of Miami, Mr. Paul Bea, former Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Washington representative, Mr. Jon Stewart, ballast water industry expert and Mr. Bernard List, PPM®, former Port Director & CEO of the Port of Brownsville, TX.

MTLA is a diversified maritime consulting group based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with a highly select network of professional affiliate consultants located primarily throughout the United States, with several additional MTLA affiliates in Sweden and the United Kingdom.

MTLA affiliates are frequently called upon to speak at conferences and seminars on a myriad of maritime issues according to their respective areas of expertise. MTLA has assisted the U.S. Maritime Administration, port authorities and other private clients with port management and operations studies, transportation logistics, government and industry relations, transportation business opportunities, trucking and rail operations, short sea shipping feasibility studies, financial modeling and carrier freight route development.