U.S. Ocean, LLC provides worldwide ocean transportation of heavylift, project, breakbulk, hazardous, and other cargoes. The group offers the largest fleet of multi-purpose vessels flying the U.S. flag and provides transportation solutions for government impelled and other cargo.
The Company’s versatile fleet trades worldwide, and has called more than 85 countries reaching every continent, including Antarctica. Serving shippers with U.S. Flag cargoes for more than a decade, U.S. Ocean has more experience than any other U.S. Flag project carrier.
- CARGO PREFERENCE ACT OF 1954 (amended in 2008). 46 U.S.C. §55305
- MILITARY CARGO PREFERENCE ACT OF 1904. 10 U.S.C. §2631 et seq.
- PUBLIC RESOLUTION (PR)-17: Exports Financed by the United States. PR-17 has been codified in the US Code at 46 U.S.C. §55304
Cargo preference requirements are administered by the United States Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) Office. Congress designated MARAD as the federal authority for cargo preference compliance and has authorized civil penalties for non-compliance with cargo preference laws.