FMP Salutes Federal Investment in Florida’s Maritime Infrastructure at JAXPORT Celebration U.S. Maritime Administrator Rear Adm. Mark Buzby gives remarks at JAXPORT. JACKSONVILLE, November 22, 2019 – Members of
The Florida Maritime Partnership (FMP) represents the state’s vibrant domestic maritime industry. Our diverse membership includes vessel owners and operators, shipboard and shoreside workers, shipbuilders and repair yards, equipment manufacturers and vendors, dredging and marine construction contractors, numerous maritime associations and national security organizations that all recognize a strong domestic maritime industry is critical for America’s economic, national, and homeland security, and is best supported by maintaining the Jones Act as the foundation of America’s domestic maritime policy.
Modeled after the American Maritime Partnership (AMP), FMP promotes America’s maritime policy any vessel transporting goods or passengers between two points in the United States or engaging in certain activities in U.S. waters must be U.S. owned, U.S. built, and U.S. crewed.