Maersk MFS Ships Fill Gap Before MPF(F) Comes Online

February 2006
Sea Power;Feb2006, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p40
The article reports on the contract of Maersk Line Ltd. with the U.S. Marine Corps to provide Maritime Prepositioning Ships. The ships, known as the Maritime Prepositioning Force, are designed to deliver supplies for the Corps and provides everything they needed for initial military operations. The MPS group is composed of 16 ships, including five that are operated by Maersk for the Corps. David Sloane, director of contract vessel management for the company, will be in charge of the contract.


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