U.S. DOT’s Acting Deputy Maritime Administrator To Deliver a Keynote Address at 6th North America’s Marine Highways Conference, April 1
Caponiti was appointed Acting Deputy Maritime Administrator in January of this year and is responsible for overseeing the full range of programs and management of the Maritime Administration. He also is the Chairman of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) Planning Board for Ocean Shipping (PBOS), a position he has held since his election in
His other Agency appointments include Senior Executive Service Assistant Administrator; SES Associate Administrator for National Security; Director, Office of Sealift Support; Chief, Division of Subsidy Analysis; Chief, Division of Subsidy Rates; Chief, Division of Ship Operating Costs; and Director, Office of Ship Operating Assistance.
In 1993, Caponiti served on a detail to the Merchant Marine Subcommittee in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he worked closely with its chairperson, Congressman
Over the course of his career, Caponiti has earned a number of awards including the Maritime Administration’s Bronze Medal Award for his outstanding contributions to the Operating-Differential Subsidy Program, the Department of Transportation’s Silver Medal Award for outstanding dedication and performance in advancing the Administration’s merchant marine assistance programs and the Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement Program; the Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive; the Secretary of Transportation’s War on Terrorism Award; and the Presidential Rank Award of Distinguished Executive.
About the conference
The North America’s Marine Highways Conference will be vital for shippers, short-sea operators, ports and others. It will address when vessel operators should be able to move freight on coastal routes, rivers and the Great Lakes; the challenges and opportunities for short sea in
Specific topics will include:
- America’s Deep Blue Highway
- The Green Highway
- Show Me the Money, Show Me the Ship
- Save the Intercoastal
- Operations – Hub and Spoke
- Operations – Point to Point
- Operations – Great Lakes
- Operations – Kick-start
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