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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It is a win-win for the Maritime Administration and our Company, and we are committed to working with the Maritime Administration and the Department of Transportation to close this financing and support our nation's important maritime industry.
Merchant Marine Academy is administered by the Maritime Administration under the auspices of the Department of Transportation.
Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) has signed contracts for the disposal of four ships from the Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet at Benicia, Calif.
scrap yard in Teesside, as part of a 15-ship, pounds 10 million deal between Able UK and the US Maritime Administration which manages the reserve fleet.
Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) recently asked the US Maritime Administration to confirm its eligibility as a Maritime Security Program (MSP) contractor under existing law so the company can more effectively and efficiently operate additional vessels under MSP.
Contract notice: Taxi trips for the maritime administration pilots in oxelE[micro]sund, nykE[micro]ping and norrkE[micro]ping and business travel.
Merchant Marine is administered by the Maritime Administration under the auspices of the Department of Transportation.
The Bulgarian Maritime Administration has nonetheless warned all navigation companies to be alert since not all navigation signs have been restored yet.
What has driven the ship breaking industry from near extinction less than 10 years ago to its growing role has been the twin pressures to scrap many of the mothballed vessels that the Maritime Administration is mandated to dispose of and the growing hunger for scrap metals.
In July, the US Maritime Administration announced a $17.
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