Maritime Administration At A Glance

Established: 1950
Headquarters: 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20590
Web Address:
Fiscal Year (2017) Budget: $399,290,000
(Includes $100 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds)

The President’s Budget Proposal for the Maritime Administration can be found at the following link:

The enacted Federal Budget can be found at the following link:                                       

Total Employees: 754
Headquarters: 272
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy: 264
Gateway Offices and Fleet Sites: 218

Mission: To foster and promote the U.S. Merchant Marine and the American maritime industry to strengthen the maritime transportation system — including landside infrastructure, the shipbuilding and repair industry, and labor — to meet the economic and national security needs of our Nation.