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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The legislation governing maritime administration was modernized due to the twinning project.
Further details regarding the content of this new and competitive Shipping Taxation System will be provided during a joint Press Conference which will be organised in the immediate next few days by the Maritime Administration and the Shipping Chamber.
The Maritime Administration keeps ships in three National Defense Reserve Fleet sites to support Armed Forces movements and to respond to national emergencies.
In America two environmental groups have filed lawsuits against the US Maritime Administration, saying the American government is avoiding federal laws by allowing the ships to be scrapped overseas.
The Cape Texas is a Ready Reserve Force ship, owned and maintained by the Maritime Administration.
The Commission proposes to replace this rule by a provision that the maritime administration of the register losing the vessel must inform that of the gaining register of the improvements it required, if any, for registering the ship or renewing her certificates and of overdue surveys and provide it with the history file of the vessel.
Maritime Administration owns and maintains to meet surge-shipping requirements for the Department of Defense.
Maritime Administration decided to halt guaranteed funding for the project.
Maritime Administration report, most of that cargo, by value, includes electronic circuits, batteries and data processing machines.
Maritime Administration (MARAD), will serve as the acting deputy administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
Sonera Ltd and the Finnish Maritime Administration have extended by ten years their existing contract, under which Sonera maintains and develops a GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) -based private mobile radio for maritime distress, safety and communications services.
Coast Guard, Maritime Administration, and National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration seek highly efficient, low-maintenance technologies for ship electric service and propulsion.
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