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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 airlines reached the agreement with Transportation Department officials after threatening to ignore conditions imposed by the US government in January 2003.
In approving the alliance, the Transportation Department also imposed some restrictions designed to limit anticompetitive behaviour.
When the transportation department is able to monitor and disseminate critical logistics information, it can help a company have better visibility into their supply chain and be more proactive when there are unexpected surges in demand or disruptions in the supply chain.
The Transportation Department approval means that the airlines will jointly set the number of seats available on the key interisland routes, but they are not allowed to collaborate on ticket pricing or schedules.
The GPS system wirelessly transmits location information on Nextel's all-digital, wireless network to a server, where data is monitored by the Communications Center at the school system's Transportation Department.
The Purpose Of This Invitation To Bid (ITB) Is To Solicit Sealed Bids To Establish A Contract Between The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) And A Contractor For Traffic Control, Roto Mill, Paving And Pavement Marking Project For Highway (Hwy) 75 Mile Post (MP) 112.
However, given the recent reports of accidents on Santa Susana Pass Road, I ask that the board join with me in directing the Transportation Department to study whether there are practical ways to improve safety of the road.
The US Transportation Department is apparently looking into the adoption of passenger 'smart cards' that would allow airline passengers to volunteer for background checks in order to avoid long queues at airport security checkpoints.
Walsh announced the appointment of Gina Fiandaca as Commissioner of the Boston Transportation Department (BTD).
After a decade of vigorous public debate, Orange County residents flatly rejected using El Toro as a commercial airport so the Navy and Transportation Department moved forward with the sale of the property.
A request by Continental Airlines to delay the start of its proposed services to Argentina by one year has been rejected by the US Transportation Department.
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