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Supporters


The following organizations, companies, and individuals have expressed support for U.S. accession to the Law of the Sea Convention, as modified by the 1994 Agreement.

Organizations and Companies

American Bar Association
American Chemistry Council
American Exploration and Production Council
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
American Geological Institute
American Geophysical Union
American Petroleum Institute
American Sportfishing Association
AT&T Inc
Biotechnology Industry Association
Boat Owners Association of the United States
Center for a New American Security
Center for Oceans Law and Policy, University of Virginia School of Law
Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
Chamber of Shipping of America
Citizens for Global Solutions
ConocoPhillips
Defenders of Wildlife
Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.
Environmental Defense Fund
Independent Petroleum Association of America
International Association of Drilling Contractors
International Seakeepers Society
International Union for Conservation of Nature
Joint Ocean Commission Initiative
Kelly Energy Consultants
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Level 3 Communications LLC (LVLT)
Marathon Oil Corporation
Marine Conservation Institute
Maritime Law Association of the United States
Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO
Military Officers Association of America
National Association of Manufacturers
National Fisheries Institute
National Governors Association
National Marine Manufacturers Association
National Ocean Industries Association
Natural Resources Defense Council
North American Submarine Cable Association
Ocean Conservancy
Oceana
Pacific Crossing Limited and PC Landing Corp.
RARE, The Association for Rare Earth
Rowan Companies, Inc.
Rule of Law Committee for the Oceans
Seafarers International Union of North America, AFL-CIO
Telecommunications Industry Association
The Financial Services Roundtable
The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International
The Nature Conservancy
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Tyco Telecommunications (US) Inc. (“Tyco Telecom”)
United Nations Association of the USA
United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund
United States Oil and Gas Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
World Shipping Council
World Wildlife Fund US

Former U.S. Government Officials

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger
Former Secretary of State James Baker III
Former Secretary of State George Shultz
Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig, Jr.
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger
Former Chief of Naval Operations Gary Roughead, Admiral, USN (Ret.)
Former Chief of Naval Operations Vern Clark, Admiral, USN (Ret.)
Former Chief of Naval Operations F.B. Kelso, Admiral, USN (Ret.)
Former Chief of Naval Operations C.A.H. Trost, Admiral, USN (Ret.)
Former Chief of Naval Operations J.D. Watkins, Admiral, USN (Ret.)
Former Chief of Naval Operations T.B. Hayward, Admiral, USN (Ret.)
Former Chief of Naval Operations J.L. Holloway, Admiral, USN (Ret.)
Former Chief of Naval Operations E.R. Zumwalt, Admiral, USN (Ret.)
Former Chief of Naval Operations T.H. Moorer, Admiral, USN (Ret.)
Former U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Thad W. Allen, Admiral, USCG (Ret.)
Former U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Thomas H. Collins, Admiral, USCG (Ret.)
Former U.S. Coast Guard Commandant James M. Loy, Admiral, USCG (Ret.)
Former U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Robert E. Kramek, Admiral, USCG (Ret.)
Former U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Paul A. Yost, Admiral, USCG (Ret.)
Former Ambassador Frank E. Loy
Former Ambassador John D. Negroponte
Former Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering
Former Ambassador Strobe Talbott
Former Ambassador and Senator Timothy E. Wirth


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