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U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), chairman of the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, will convene a subcommittee hearing titled “Preparing for Maritime Transportation in a Changing Arctic,” at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018. The hearing will examine emerging transportation issues in the changing Arctic region, including increases in vessel traffic and the resulting need for updates in waterway management, infrastructure investment, and domain awareness.

Witnesses:

  • Willie Goodwin, chairman of the Arctic Waterways Safety Committee
  • Andrew Hartsig, director of the Ocean Conservancy’s Arctic Program
  • Kathy Metcalf, president and CEO of Chamber of Shipping of America
  • Capt. Ed Page, executive director of the Marine Exchange of Alaska