By Sareth Neak, Publisher, Maritime Security Outlook
The U.S. Senate confirms Retired Navy Rear Admiral Mark H. Buzby as the new Administrator of the U.S. Maritime Administration. Rear Admiral Buzby was nominated by President Trump in June after a long vacancy in that role since January after the departure of Paul Jaenichen.
Rear Admiral Buzby is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point and served for over 30 years in many capacities with the U.S. Navy including commanding the Military Sealift Command.