Maritime Transport & Logistics Advisors (MTLA) announced the addition of Mr. John Jamian, former Acting Maritime Administrator for the US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration, to its select group of Affiliate Members.
Currently serving as president of the Seaway Great Lakes Trade Association, Mr. Jamian is a partner in Jamian Fahmy, LLC, based in Washington, D.C. and Michigan, and has extensive experience in international transportation, trade development, and the maritime industry. Most recently, Mr. Jamian served in the Bush Administration as the Acting Maritime Administrator and Deputy Administrator for the US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration. His responsibilities included promoting the environmentally sound integration of marine transportation with other modes of transportation, and with other ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes uses. He was instrumental in creating the Cabinet Level Committee on Marine Transportation and served as a member of the Presidents National Presidential Security Directive (NSPD) in creating our national maritime security initiative. Mr. Jamian oversaw the daily operations of the Maritime Administration, its 900 employees, and 276 ship assets under MARAD purveyance. He also co-managed the Maritime Security Program with the US Transportation Command the Department of Defense.
Mr. Jamian is the latest in an impressive recent group of high-profile maritime professionals to become MTLA affiliate consultants, including Mr. Charles ‘Chuck’ Towsley, PPM’, former Port Director at the Port of Miami, Mr. Paul Bea, former Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Washington representative, Mr. Jon Stewart, ballast water industry expert and Mr. Bernard List, PPM’, former Port Director & CEO of the Port of Brownsville, TX.