Maritime Administration At A Glance

Established: 1950

Headquarters:  1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, DC  20590

Web Address:  www.marad.dot.gov 

Fiscal Year 2015 Budget: $632,000,000  

TOTAL EMPLOYEES:  842
Headquarters: 557
( including Gateway & Regional Offices)

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy:  285

Mission: To improve and strengthen the U.S. Marine Transportation System to meet the economic, environmental and security needs of the Nation.  In our work across the government and the industry we support and advocate advancements in the business of shipping and marine transportation, both domestically and internationally.