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Government Information on Maritime Shipping: Foreign Governments

This guide provides access to a wide variety of government information resources on shipping. It will cover resources from the U.S. Government, Indiana State Government, and various foreign and international government organizations.

Foreign Governments

Numerous foreign countries produce information resources on their shipping policies.  Examples include:

Australia Dept. of Infrastructure and Regional Development (Maritime)

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia Parliament House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport, & Cities

Australia Parliamentary Budget Office

Australia Parliamentary Library (includes Research Publications)

Australian National Audit Office

Australian National Archives

Australian National Maritime Museum 

Australian Transport Safety Bureau

Royal Australian Navy Heritage Center

Canada Transport Canada

Auditor General

House of Commons Committee on Transport, Infrastructure, & Communities

Innovation, Science, & Economic Development Canada

Library & Archives Canada  

Canadian Ship Registrations 1787-1966

Shipwreck Investigations

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic (Halifax)

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Parks Canada Franklin Expedition

Parliamentary Library Research Publications

Statistics Canada

China General Administration of Customs

China Maritime Safety Administration

China National Maritime Museum (Opens May 20, 2017)

China State Oceanic Administration

Netherlands Maritime Museum

Russia Federal Agency for Marine & River Transport

Russia Northern Sea Route Administration

United Kingdom Maritime Sector

Dept. of Business, Innovation, & Industrial Strategy

Office of National Statistics

House of Commons Library Research Reports (1998-present)

Parliament House of Commons Transport Committee

National Audit Office

Museum of London Docklands

National Maritime Museum-Cornwall

National Maritime Museum-Greenwich

National Museum of the Royal Navy-Portsmouth

Subject Specialist

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Bert Chapman
(765) 494-2837

Fax: (765) 494-9007