Promote Shipping

The maritime transportation system has transformed the world. From the development of steam powered ships to the invention of the shipping container, the maritime industry has led globalization by accelerating the transportation system while also decreasing cost. Effective advocacy will ensure that this growth will continue to the benefit of manufacturers and consumer around the globe. Government programs that are designed to promote shipping come in many forms including:

  • Cabotage laws
  • Tax policy
  • National Security payments

For more information see these IPCUS Fact Sheets:

  • Government Support of Shipping
  • Cabotage

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