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National Port Readiness Network (NPRN)

The National Port Readiness Network (NPRN) is a cooperative designed to ensure readiness of commercial ports to support force deployment during contingencies and other national defense emergencies. The NPRN consists of the National Port Readiness Network Steering Group (NPRNSG), a National Port Readiness Network Working Group (NPRNWG), and the following nine (9) Federal agencies and organizations: 

Commercial Strategic Seaports

At each strategic commercial port (below), representatives of the nine agencies maintain a Port Readiness Committee -- chaired by the USCG Captain of the relative Port -- which provides the means to coordinate efficient port operations during peacetime and actual national defense emergencies.