Fischer, the senior U.S. senator from Nebraska, is chairman of the Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security. Chao is U.S. secretary of transportation.
“Today we are celebrating a public-private partnership that is strengtheningAmerica’s Merchant Marine, as well as America’s Armed Forces”
Beaumont, TX - U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today welcomed the newest vessel to the Maritime Security Program (MSP) in the strategic port of Beaumont, Texas. Renamed the M/V Liberty Passion, it is the third ship owned by Liberty Global Logistics to join the MSP fleet.