The purpose of the Merchant Marine Policy Coalition (MMPC) is to ensure the future of the U.S. Flag Merchant Marine through the development of a “think tank” which will convene regularly at meetings, dinners and roundtable sessions. This group is designed to be a non-profit, educational group, but not a lobbying organization.
GOALSThe goals of the organization include:
· To support the U.S. Flag Merchant Marine
· To support the U.S. Flag Merchant Marine academies (state and Federal)
· To participate in the education of elected officials (including Congress) about the maritime industry
· To promote a stronger Maritime Administration
· To participate in the development of strong maritime policy
·To increase the visibility of the U.S. Flag Merchant Marine.