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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So we're looking at how we can analyze both MSC and MARAD, and come together where we will standardize our reporting.
MARAD is unlikely to meet its statutory deadline of September 30, 2006.
The full text of the Report has been made available to industry via the MARAD web site at http://www.
In 1990, the Supply Readiness of MARAD Ready Reserve Force ships was not acceptable.
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.