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Submission of MSP Schedule 310

Per 46 CFR 296.32, owners/operators of a U.S.-flag vessel(s) participating in the Maritime Security Program (MSP) are required to submit vessel operating cost information via the Schedule 310 form (MA-172), a "Vessel Operating Statement of Berth Line Operations."

Submission Guidelines

The Schedule 310 is a one-page, web-based interactive form that can also be printed for scan/email or traditional mail delivery. However you choose to submit, the Maritime Administration recommends that you apply the following standards to all submissions:

  1. Review these instructions
  2. Review your company's information for accuracy prior to filling out the form
  3. Retain a copy of the completed form for your records

To Submit On-line (preferred) 

  1. Click this link to the Schedule 310
  2. Fill out the appropriate fields as they relate to your vessel operations
  3. Click the "Submit" button (once)

Note: All information entered into the form -- including propietary company information, vessel-specific cost information and/or personally identifiable information (PII) -- will be encrypted prior to, during and after transmission via the online form. And no information will be released in any identifiable format for any reason.

To Submit by E-mail

  1. Download the blank/fillable PDF
  2. Fill out the appropriate fields as they relate to your vessel operations
  3. Save the filled form
  4. Email the form to

To Submit by Traditional Mail

  1. Download and print the form (or call MARAD at 202-366-2321 to request a MA-172 form by mail)
  2. Fill out the appropriate fields as they relate to your vessel operations
  3. Save a copy of the form and any supporting documentation for your company records
  4. Mail the completed form to:
U.S. Department of Transportation
Maritime Administration
1200 Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
MAR-760 W23-420
Mail Stop No. 2


For assistance, or questions about any aspect of the Schedule 310 submission process, contact the Office of Sealift Support.

Last updated: Friday, June 21, 2019