Ship's Captains


The American Waterways Operators is a national advocate for the U.S. tugboat, towboat, and barge industry.

801 North Quincy Street, Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22203
Tel: (703) 841-9300

The Lake Carriers' Association represents and promotes the common interests of U.S.-flag vessel operators on the Great Lakes.

25651 Detroit Road, Suite 102
Westlake, OH 44145
Tel: (440) 333-4444

The Maritime Administration is a U.S. Department of Transportation agency that deals with waterborne transportation.

1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, D.C. 20590-3660
Tel: (202) 366-4000

The Passenger Vessel Association is dedicated to promoting the interests and economic well-being of U.S. passenger vessel owners and operators.

103 Oronoco Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314-2055
Tel: (800) 807-8360
Tel: (703) 518-5005

The U.S. Coast Guard National Maritime Center issues credentials for fully qualified mariners.

100 Forbes Drive
Martinsburg, WV 25404-0001
Tel: (888) 427-5662