Latest United States Maritime Administration Stories

2012-08-21 15:43:36

NASA and the Transportation Department's Maritime Administration (MARAD) signed a memorandum of understanding Aug. 21 to transfer NASA's solid rocket booster recovery ship, M/V Liberty Star, to the National Defense Reserve Fleet for use as a training vessel at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y.

2011-03-15 00:00:29

Navy League of the United States to feature a Maritime Energy Pavilion at its 2011 Sea-Air-Space Exposition to feature technology advances in energy with maritime applications. Arlington, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 13, 2011 The Navy League of the United States will host a Maritime Energy Pavilion at its annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition scheduled for April 11-13, 2011 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md.

2010-03-31 15:26:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The federal government announced today that it would remove the remaining 52 ships that currently sit in the Suisun Bay as part of an agreement with environmental groups that was filed in federal court in Sacramento, Calif., the Department of Justice and Department of Transportation announced today. The Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) has already begun removing obsolete ships from Suisun Bay for recycling including...

2009-03-12 11:45:00

NEWARK, N.J., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- James E. Caponiti, Acting Deputy Maritime Administrator, U.S.

2006-06-26 17:54:19

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Maritime Administration (Marad) is seeking to designate one or more vessels as relief ships for rescue operations during disasters, said Dee Varshney, central region director of Marad, on Monday.

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