US Maritime Administration

Type: Organization
Name: US Maritime Administration (MARAD - Maritime Administration)
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

S. 2076, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Board of Visitors Enhancement Act

As ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on April 9, 2014S. 2076 would amend the law governing the Board of Visitors for the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), which is overseen by the Maritime Administration ... [Published CBO - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

NS Savannah tours May 18, 2014

Press Release Historic Ship N.S. Savannah Open for Tours May 18, 2014 in Observance of Maritime Day N.S. Savannah Association, Inc. 4/17/2014 The unique, nuclear powered ship N.S. Savannah will be opened for tours at her pier in Baltimore, Md. ... [Published Atomic Insights - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Final Stage of Port of Guam Modernization Project Kicks Off

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) Acting Administrator Chip Jaenichen joined Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo, Sen. Tom Ada, local official and port representatives to ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Guam, Ports, Modernization
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Port Tampa Bay, ISR Host Luncheon Ceremony for New Crane

International Ship Repair and Marine Services (ISR), one of Port Tampa Bay major tenants, recently held a ceremony and luncheon in dedication of its new, American-made Manitowoc 275-ton crawler crane, for use at its port facility.The dedication ceremony ... [Published World Maritime News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Trip report from visit to NS Savannah

About three weeks ago, I wrote an article about commercial nuclear ship propulsion . That post introduced Benjamin Haas, a student at SUNY Maritime, who has been leading a design team that is developing the conceptual design for a nuclear powered shipping ... [Published Atomic Insights - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Groundbreaking held for $27M port facility expansion project

IN ABOUT 456 days, Port Authority of Guam and U.S. Department of Transportation officials hope to see the last and most expensive phase of the Guam Commercial Port Improvement program completed and ready for use.Yesterday, ground was broken on the facility ... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Port Breaks Ground on Final Phase of $50 Million Dollar Improvement Program

Guam News - Guam NewsGuam - The Port Authority of Guam broke ground on Phase III of their facility expansion of the Guam Commercial Port Improvement Program.This is the largest construction project of the port's improvement program. It includes a new ... [Published Pacific News Center - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Registration Open for US Maritime Strategy Symposium

Tuesday, April 08, 2014Registration is now open for the Second National Maritime Strategy Symposium: Domestic Shipping Opportunities, being hosted by the Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Washington, DC.According to the organizers, ... [Published Maritime Professional - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

American Empress arrives at Vancouver, Wash. homeport

The American Queen Steamboat Co.'s American Empress arrived at its homeport of Vancouver, Wash., Friday after its first voyage on the Columbia River since 2008. The largest riverboat west of the Mississippi, the 223-passenger vessel will officially join ... [Published Seatrade Insider - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Renewable Diesel Fuel Reduces Emissions, Proves MARAD

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) has recently completed tests of renewable biofuel technology onboard the training ship State of Michigan.The project was part of a MARAD initiative to conduct “at sea” tests of advanced renewable fuels and assess its ... [Published Maritime Executive - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

MARAD: Biofuel Blend Equivalent to ULSD for Engine Performance

The test was conducted on the State of MichiganAn "at sea" test of a renewable biofuel has found no significant difference in engine performance compared with regular ultralow sulfur diesel (ULSD), according to the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), ... [Published Ship & Bunker - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 3 reports

News Digest - 032114

DOT 29-13PHMSA Amends Regulations to Reduce Hazardous Materials Paperwork Burden. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) incorporated 22 longstanding hazardous materials special permits and four competent authority approvals ... [Published U.S. Department of Transportation - Mar 22 2014]

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...are connected to it are vital to meeting the world's increasing demands for resources and for the United States' national securitysecurity needs. "Once completed, this container terminal will affirm Guam's future as a major transportation hub for the Western Pacific region and by nearly doubling the capacity of the port in terms of both containers and of break bulk it will help establish a sustainable and prosperous course for the people of Guam,” said Jaenichen. Phase III final phase of the port's $50 million dollar GCPI program. It should take 15 months or 457 days to complete this final phase."
"Letting chemicals escape from this process," said Mr Luhan, "would be like trying to break out of a maximum security prison."
"Some parties discuss changing the JonesJones Act, while others question why we need to keep it at all" says Donald Maier, associate dean and professor at the Loeb-Sullivan School of International Business & Logistics , Maine Maritime Academy
Andrew Jacques, Managing Director Able UK Ltd says " This International Standard applies to the entire process: accepting a ship for recycling by the facility; assessing the hazards onboard the ship; identifying and complying with any applicable notification and import requirements for ships to be recycled; carrying out the recycling process in a safe and environmentally sound manner; conducting required training; ensuring the availability of social amenities. "

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S. 2076, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Board of ... [Published CBO - Apr 19 2014]
NS Savannah tours May 18, 2014 [Published Atomic Insights - Apr 18 2014]
Historic Nuclear Ship Savannah Open for Tours M... [Published atomic power review - Apr 18 2014]
Programme calls for hostages to be remembered [Published Ship Management International - Apr 16 2014]
Final Stage of Port of Guam Modernization Proje... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
Final Stage of Port of Guam Modernization Proje... [Published Dredging Today - Apr 16 2014]
Toledo Maritime Academy Hosts Admiral’s Ball – ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 15 2014]
Trip report from visit to NS Savannah [Published Atomic Insights - Apr 15 2014]
Port Tampa Bay, ISR Host Luncheon Ceremony for ... [Published World Maritime News - Apr 15 2014]
Groundbreaking held for $27M port facility expa... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Apr 15 2014]
Port Breaks Ground on Final Phase of $50 Millio... [Published Pacific News Center - Apr 14 2014]
Cape Ray faces Syrian chemical weapons delay [Published Safety At Sea International - Apr 14 2014]
Pinarayi visits Kunhananthan at central jail [Published Deccan Chronicle - Apr 12 2014]
Guam: Guam Port Expansion Moves Ahead [Published Dredging Today - Apr 11 2014]
Salvaging operations underway for truck that fe... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Apr 11 2014]
American Maritime Congress Announces Appointmen... [Published PRWeb - Apr 10 2014]
Race to destroy Syria chemical arms [Published BBC - Apr 10 2014]
Louisiana Ranks First in U.S. Maritime Industry [Published World Maritime News - Apr 10 2014]
Another tragedy at Supenaam Stelling, truck ove... [Published Kaieteur News - Apr 10 2014]
Crewmen of quarantined vessel return home [Published Kaieteur News - Apr 10 2014]
Trends—March 2014 [Published Inbound Logistics - Apr 10 2014]
Louisiana ranked top maritime state in the nation [Published American Journal of Transportation On-Line - Apr 09 2014]
Consultant Kelly works his magic on American Em... [Published Seatrade Insider - Apr 09 2014]
Agency, Foreign Partnerships Help Counter Threa... [Published SeaPower Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
Channelling the gas flow [Published Port Strategy - Apr 09 2014]
Louisiana Ranked Top US Maritime State [Published Maritime Professional - Apr 08 2014]
Registration Open for US Maritime Strategy Symp... [Published Maritime Professional - Apr 08 2014]
Register Now for the Second National Maritime S... [Published U.S. Department of Transportation - MARAD - Apr 08 2014]
Able UK obtains ISO 30000 accreditation [Published Safety4sea - Apr 08 2014]
American Empress christened [Published TravelWeekly.com - Apr 07 2014]
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NS Savannah tours May 18, 2014 [Published Atomic Insights - Apr 18 2014]
Press Release Historic Ship N.S. Savannah Open for Tours May 18, 2014 in Observance of Maritime Day N.S. Savannah Association, Inc. 4/17/2014 The unique, nuclear powered ship N.S. Savannah will be opened for tours at her pier in Baltimore, Md. ...
Historic Nuclear Ship Savannah Open for Tours M... [Published atomic power review - Apr 18 2014]
[Press release from N.S. Savannah Association, Inc.]---------- Historic Ship N.S. Savannah Open for Tours May 18, 2014 in Observance of Maritime Day N.S. Savannah Association, Inc. 4/17/2014The unique, nuclear powered ship N.S. Savannah will be ...
Toledo Maritime Academy Hosts Admiral’s Ball – ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 15 2014]
The Maritime Academy of Toledo Foundation wrapped up a successful Admiral’s Ball Weekend on Saturday, April 12, with the fourth Annual Admiral’s Ball and Charity Auction. More than 130 people attended the event which brought in $22,000 for the educational ...
Trip report from visit to NS Savannah [Published Atomic Insights - Apr 15 2014]
About three weeks ago, I wrote an article about commercial nuclear ship propulsion . That post introduced Benjamin Haas, a student at SUNY Maritime, who has been leading a design team that is developing the conceptual design for a nuclear powered shipping ...
U.S. Flagged Shipowner Chooses ClassNK for Firs... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 13 2014]
SLNC PAX, image: Schuyler Line Navigation Company Japanese classification society ClassNK has put their stamp on their first-ever US-flagged ship, the 2008-built, 7,985 dwt oil product tanker SLNC PAX, owned by Schuyler Line Navigation Company (SLNC). ...
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