[Video] Acting Maritime Administrator Paul "Chip" Jaenichen, MARAD, Speaks at Kings Point Brunch

Discusses U.S. Merchant Fleet and USMMA

By MarEx 2013-08-16 08:40:00

This past Sunday, August 11, Acting Maritime Administrator Jaenichen was a guest speaker at the Kings Point Chesapeake Summer Champagne Brunch.

He discussed “all things Maritime” and MARAD’s role in promotion of the U.S. Merchant Marine. 

Chip also provided an update on the progress at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, including the Capital Improvement Projects, the Academy training vessel T/V Kings Pointer and the Plebe Candidate Class of 2017. 

Kings Point Alumni, Midshipman Parents, Friends, Families and Maritime Industry associates were all in attendance.

On June 4, Deputy Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen was named Acting Maritime Administrator.  He will serve in this role until the appointment and confirmation of a new Maritime Administrator. Acting Maritime Administrator Jaenichen has been with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration since July 2012 when he was appointed Deputy Maritime Administrator by President Obama.

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