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Indian-American appointed to a key US Maritime post

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An Indian-American academic, Mr. Shashi Kumar, the Dean of the US Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), has been appointed to guide the education and training wing of US Maritime Administration, overseeing the agency's efforts in building future merchant marines. Mr. Kumar will serve as Deputy Associate Administrator and National Coordinator for Maritime Education and Training at the headquarters of the Maritime Administration (MARAD).

"After serving at the United States Merchant Marine Academy since January 2007 as the Academic Dean, and as Interim Superintendent three times, I am moving on to pursue other challenges", Kumar said. 

Mr. Kumar is a graduate from the Indian Maritime Academy, Masters from the Maine Maritime Academy and a PHD from the University of Wales. 

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