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The U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System (CMTS) was chartered in July 2005 and authorized in December 2012 to serve as a Federal interagency coordinating committee. Over 25 Federal entities belong to the CMTS and work together to address programs, problems and share insights and data. 

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Federal Agencies

There are eight unique types of terminals at ports, each with a distinct purpose, specific equipment and facilities needed by the local or national economy.

Click here for a description of each (not including commercial fishing terminals). 

Click here for a map displaying Congressional districts and 300 U.S. ports Included is a link to each state’s Congressional delegation.

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