September 14, 2001
Next Maritime Administrator picked?
Insiders say that Captain William Schubert is the likely nominee when official word comes out. He is the president of International Trade and Transportation, a Houston consultancy that covers issues relating to U.S. Eximbank credit administration and shipping policies.
Schubert is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy His career ncludes 12 years as an active licensed deck officer including two years as Master.
Significantly, he has MarAd experience and knows the agency.
In 1986, he was appointed as a special advisor to the Maritime Administrator, and later served in Houston as the Maritime Administration's regional representative for the southwestern United States.
He could not be reached for comment.