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Foreign owners tied to US fleet

Reliability during crisis questioned

By Kevin Baron and Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / March 12, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- Three-fourths of the cargo ships in a special fleet carrying vital supplies to US military forces are owned by foreign companies, raising concerns about the lack of American-owned vessels to help the Pentagon in a global crisis, according to government records reviewed by the Globe. (Full article: 1392 words)

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