Future of the James River “Ghost Fleet”

July 7, 2003

Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Subcommittee field hearing scheduled for Monday, July 7, at 11:00 a.m. at the Fort Eustis Maritime Museum in Newport News, VA. Members will hear testimony relating to current proposals for foreign and domestic ship disposal and the U.S. Maritime Administration’s plans to meet its statutory deadline for disposal of obsolete National Defense Reserve Fleet (NDRF) vessels. Senator Allen will preside. Following is the list of scheduled witnesses the members will hear from (not necessarily in order of appearance):

Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Jo Ann Davis

Witness Panel 2

  • The Honorable William G. Schubert

Witness Panel 3

  • The Honorable Joe S. Frank

  • The Honorable David K. Paylor

  • Ms. Patricia Jackson

  • The Honorable M. Kirkland Cox