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Government Information on Maritime Shipping: U.S. Govt. Information Resources

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.

U.S. & Indiana Government Information Resources

U.S. Government and Indiana State Government agencies involved with aspects of shipping policy include:


Congress is responsible for approving new legislation, revising existing legislation, funding government programs, and conducting oversight of the performance of these programs. Congress and congressional committees also require agencies to prepare reports and statistics documenting their performance. There are numerous congressional information resources on shipping including those by congressional support agencies. Examples include:

Indiana State Government

Subject Specialist

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Bert Chapman
(765) 494-2837

Fax: (765) 494-9007