Maritime Contact Information

DOT Operator (Personnel Locator)
(202) 366-4000

Mailing Address
U.S. Department of Transportation>Maritime Administration
West Building
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

Departments

1. Media Inquiries and Publications
(202) 366-5807

2. Sealift Support
(MSP/VISA and VTA, Veteran Records and Awards for Merchant Marines and Vessel transfer)
(202) 366-2323

3. Federal Sealift
(Ship Operations, National Defense Ready Reserve Fleet/ Ready Reserve Force and Ship Disposal)
(202) 366-1875

4. Maritime Workforce Development
(Education, Mariner Training and Careers)
(202) 493-0029
careersafloat@dot.gov

5. Service Obligations
(for USMMA and Student Incentive Payment (SIP) graduates)
(202) 366-7618
maritime.graduate@dot.gov

6. United States Merchant Marine Academy
(516) 773-5100
careerservices@usmma.edu

7. Human Resources
(202)-366-4141

8. Marine Highway Program
(202) 366-1123
mh@dot.gov

9. Ports
(202) 366-7678 (PORT)

10. MARAD Command Center
(Watch Desk, Vessel Operations and Emergency Response)
(202) 366-8211
Opcentr1.MARAD@dot.gov

11. Title XI
David Gilmore
(202) 366-2118
david.gilmore@dot.gov

12. Statistical Information
Jonathan Hsieh
(202) 366-0308
jonathan.hsieh@dot.gov

13. Freedom of Information Act Service Center
Toll Free: (800) 996-2723, then press “0”
Regular Rate: (202) 366-2666
FOIA.MARAD@dot.gov

14. Cargo and Commercial Sealift
(Jones Act, Cargo Preference, U.S.-Flag Carriers)
(202) 366-4610
CARGO.MARAD@DOT.gov