MARAD National Defense Reserve Fleet Industry Day

May 22, 2018 at U.S. DOT in Washington, DC


The Maritime Administration (MARAD) will host a National Defense Reserve Fleet (NDRF) Industry Day at the U.S. Department of Transportation on May 22, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

The NDRF Industry Day is being held to discuss the following: plans for the construction of the National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV); recapitalization of the NDRF, including the training ships and the Ready Reserve Force (RRF), vessel repowering; and decommissioning of the NS SAVANNAH. Each topic will be discussed sequentially.

We request that questions be emailed in advance to  There will be an opportunity to ask questions during the program and for two weeks following the program.  All questions and responses will be made available to the public.

U.S. Department of Transportation is located at 1200 New Jersey Ave SE Washington D.C. 20590. Admittance is open to all interested parties and requires advance registration.

To register, submit the following information via email to, for each attendee:

  1. Name
  2. Position
  3. Primary Business (Shipbuilder/Design Agent/Equipment Vendor/other)
  4. Company
  5. Mailing Address
  6. Telephone Number
  7. E-mail Address


MARAD will not reimburse attendees for any cost which they incur in connection with the Industry Day.