Piracy on the High Seas: Protecting our Ships, Crews, and Passengers

May 5, 2009

253 SR
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces the following subcommittee hearing on Piracy on the High Seas: Protecting our Ships, Crews, and Passengers.

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Majority Statement

  • John D. Rockefeller, IV

    Senator
  • Frank R. Lautenberg

    Senator

Witness Panel 1

  • Philip J. Shapiro

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Liberty Maritime Corporation
  • Captain Richard Phillips

    Captain
    MV Maersk Alabama on bareboat charter contract with Central Gulf Waterman
  • Michael A. Perry

    Chief Engineer
    MV Maersk Alabama on bareboat charter contract with Central Gulf Waterman
  • The Honorable Roy Kienitz

    Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy
    U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Rear Admiral Brian Salerno

    Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety, Security, and Stewardship
    U.S. Coast Guard
  • Theresa Whelan

    Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs
    Office of the Secretary of Defense
    Theresa Whelan (1.75 MB)