Cargo Preference: Compliance with and Enforcement of Maritime’s Buy American Laws

Subcommittee: Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building and Virtually


This hearing will examine the current state of cargo preference compliance and enforcement.


  1. Panel I- Rear Admiral Ann C. Phillips
    Maritime Administration
  2. Panel I - Andrew Von Ah
    Director, Physical Infrastructure
    Government Accountability Office
  3. Panel II- Bryan Clark
    Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Defense Concepts and Technology
    Hudson Institute
  4. Panel II- Eric Ebeling
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier; on behalf of USA Maritime
  5. Panel II- Captain Don Marcus
    International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots