Maritime Administration

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Maritime Administration

Also called MARAD. A branch of the U.S. Department of Transportation that provides and maintains ships for use during times of national emergency. MARAD also supports military operations when requested and determines sea routes best suited for American maritime commerce.
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These demonstration projects are part of ongoing work by MARAD s Maritime Environmental and Technical Assistance Program (META) and the maritime industry to conduct research and demonstration projects in support of identifying alternative fuels and technologies for marine applications.
The full text of the Report has been made available to industry via the MARAD web site at http://www.
Just prior to the events in the Persian Gulf (1989-90) the need for improvement in the supply support of RRF ships was gaining recognition within MARAD.
Clearly, the ships need to be disposed of, but for years, MARAD has not had the proper funding for the job.
The ships followed another pair that left last week as part of a the deal between Able UK and MARAD, which manages the ghost fleet.
The violence May 2 started when alleged Muslim extremists attacked Marad, a fishing village in Kerala state's Kozhikode district, in southern India.
The MARAD rejected Chenega's bid as nonresponsible because it failed to comply with the IFB's refueling and tug boat specifications.
The Navy transfers title control of certain unwanted ships to MARAD and the administration takes custodial responsibility.
MARAD also administers the National Defense Reserve Fleet and Ready Reserve Fleet (RRF) on behalf of DOD.
During this time, Deputy Administrator John Graykowski will serve as acting administrator of MARAD.
The MARAD contract expired earlier than originally anticipated on May 31, 2012, when the option year was not exercised.
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