The U.S. government can commandere assets.

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    I think in the event of a national emergency the U.S. government can commandere U.S. flagged ships in order to mitigate the emergency situation Get the GLOMAR Explorer to the scene to drill a relief well.
     
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    The US Navy owns the Glomar Explorer, but has leased the ship out. According to Wikipedia, it is currently off Indonesia.
     

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