US Maritime Administration

Type: Organization
Name: US Maritime Administration (MARAD - Maritime Administration)
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

US ship neutralizes chemical weapons

A specially equipped US ship has finished neutralizing all 600 tonnes of the most dangerous of Syria’s chemical weapons components, which were surrendered to the international community this year to avert threatened air strikes, the Pentagon said on ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Pookkalam contest on September 6

Comment · print · T TT+· T-The eighth edition of the Parle-The Hindu MetroPlus Pookkalam Contest, powered by Vodafone, will be held at the College for Women, Vazhuthacaud, Thiruvananthapuram, on August 30, Nucleus Mall, Marad, Kochi, on September ... [Published The Hindu - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Opening curtains with FOIA reform

Editor:When the Senate returns to D.C. in September, its must-pass list of legislation should include Freedom of Information Act legislation introduced by Senator John Cornyn. This act improves transparency, and more importantly increases ship recycling ... [Published Brownsville Herald - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Efforts intensify as search continues for missing sailors

The search has intensified to recover the bodies of the two men who remain missing after Motor Tanker ‘Swift Dolphin’ capsized off the Corentyne Coast, last Tuesday.Four passengers were on board the tanker when it overturned.The survivors have been positively ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Ship Finishes Neutralizing Syria’s Worst Chemical Weapons- Pentagon

A specially equipped U.S. ship has finished neutralizing all 600 metric tons of the most dangerous of Syria’s chemical weapons components surrendered to the international community this year to avert threatened air strikes, the Pentagon said on 18th ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Statement by Maritime Administrator Jaenichen on M/V CAPE RAY Support of International Mission to Neutralize Syrian Chemical Weapons and Agents

Contact: Kim Strong Contact Phone: 202-366-5807 The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is proud to support the international effort to destroy Syrian chemical weapons and agents by providing the M/V CAPE RAY and its all-volunteer U.S. Merchant Marine crew ... [Published U.S. Department of Transportation - MARAD - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Survivors of capsized ‘Swift Dolphin’ interviewed by MARAD

THE Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) has reported that following the incident in which motor tanker ‘Swift Dolphin’ capsized in the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Corentyne Coast on August 12, accident investigators have since interviewed ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

MARAD officials interview survivors of Corentyne boat accident

As efforts continue to locate the missing crew members of the capsized Motor Tanker Swift Dolphin, investigators from the Maritime Administration Department, (MARAD) have opted to conduct interviews with survivors of the accident.Last Tuesday, Coast Guards ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

USTRANSCOM tests reserve fleet

Thirteen military cargo ships from the East, West and Gulf coasts have activated as part of U.S. Transportation Command’s Turbo Activation Exercise Series.Turbo Activation is a no-notice test of how well and how quickly the seven civilian companies who ... [Published USTranscom - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Search continues for two missing after Suriname-owned vessel capsizes

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Friday August 15, 2014, CMC – Rescue teams are expected to continue the search on Friday for two men still missing after their vessel capsized off the Corentyne Coast in Guyana’s waters earlier this week.Two other men have been rescued, ... [Published Caribbean360 - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Motor Tanker mishap…Two crew members still missing

The search is still on for two crew members who went missing after a Guyana-registered Motor Tanker in which they were travelling capsized in the mouth of the Corentyne River, on Tuesday last.“A mark has been placed on the capsized vessel to alert other ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

MARAD officials participate in Maritime Security Seminar in Antigua

DIRECTOR of Maritime Safety, Captain Stephen Thomas and Chief Port Security Officer, Major Dwain Nurse of the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) represented Guyana at the first sub-regional seminar on Maritime Surveillance, Monitoring and Communications ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 14 2014]

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Concluding, Dr Mikelis stresses: " The only way that international standards for ship recycling will make sense in the future is for the standards to be implemented and enforced globally, so that a single international standard applies to ship recycling, in the same way that there is one MARPOL standard for pollution prevention for all ships, regardless of flag or area of operation. The same must happen to ship recycling and for this reason, all socially responsible recycling yards wherever in the world they are located - deserve the industrys support."
...routes that provide a critical method of transportation for goods across the U S ," says Barbara Murray, SMART Center PI and executive director. "Our partner, the U S Maritime Administration is working to develop and expand our nation's marine highway system to increase our nation's competitiveness, reduce freight shipping costs, reduce air emissions from overtaxes land-based transportation, and increase our nation's safety. In order to make that plan a reality we need a new generation of skilled, technical mariners to drive the vessels that use those waterways every day. Students like Blake Smith and Colton Hendrick will have good, stable, high-paying jobs by pursuing this industry's career pathway and we're working with high schools and community colleges across the southeast to see more students join them."
It's "the one area that is most prevalent in the existing schools' programs" Tomaszew ­ski said. "It's the most accessible and available."
...Wiernicki. "This new agreement will allow for ABS to continue supporting the Maritime Administration and National Defense Reserve Fleet by establishing a framework that leverages the latest practices, technologies and regulatory solutions to maintain a dynamic sealift capability."

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U.S. Ship Finishes Neutralizing Syria’s Worst C... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 19 2014]
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U.S. Ship Destroys Syrian Chemical Weapons [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 19 2014]
Sunk, Scrapped or Saved: The Fate of America’s ... [Published USNI - Aug 18 2014]
Survivors of capsized ‘Swift Dolphin’ interview... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 18 2014]
MARAD officials interview survivors of Corentyn... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 16 2014]
USTRANSCOM tests reserve fleet [Published USTranscom - Aug 16 2014]
Search continues for two missing after Suriname... [Published Caribbean360 - Aug 15 2014]
All set to celebrate I-Day [Published The Hindu - Aug 15 2014]
Motor Tanker mishap…Two crew members still missing [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 15 2014]
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Two missing as ship capsizes in Corentyne River [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 14 2014]
MARAD officials participate in Maritime Securit... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 14 2014]
ABS, Maritime Administration Reaffirm Longstand... [Published All About Shipping - Aug 13 2014]
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