Maritime Administration. (Government).The Maritime Administration (MARAD), under the auspices of the Department of Transportation, administers federal laws and guidelines that foster and maintain a United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. merchant marine capable of meeting the nation's shipping needs for domestic and international waterborne commerce and national security.
MARAD seeks to ensure a globally safe and environmentally sound marine transportation system that improves the worldwide competitiveness and national security of the United States. This system, which facilitates the efficient and secure movement of people and cargo, ensures the US enjoys adequate shipbuilding and repair service, efficient and adequate port capacity, and effective international water and landside land·side
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MARAD also promotes the use of US-flag vessels, manages the Maritime Security Program, oversees an active reserve of ships in the Ready Reserve Force, maintains an inactive inventory of ships in the National Defense Reserve Fleet 1. Including the Ready Reserve Force, a fleet composed of ships acquired and maintained by the Maritime Administration (MARAD) for use in mobilization or emergency.
2. , and ensures a pool of highly skilled merchant marine officers and seafarers
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In addition, the Agency has increased its focus on logistics, ports, intermodalism, environmental activities and international trade practices.
Deputy Maritime Administrator for Inland Waterways The list of waterways is a link page for any river, canal, estuary or firth.
James E Caponiti
Associate Administrator for Shipbuilding
Jean E. McKeever
Associate Administrator for National Security
James E. Caponiti
Associate Administrator for Policy, International Trade, and Marketing
Bruce J. Carlton
Associate Administrator for Financial Approvals and Cargo Preference
James J. Zok
Associate Administrator for Port, Intermodal, and Environmental Activities
Margaret D. Blum
Superintendent, United States Merchant Marine Academy
Rear Admiral Joseph D. Stewart Joseph D. Stewart (born July 9, 1942) is a retired United States Marine Corps major general, who after his retirement from the Marine Corps, was appointed as Superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) on August 1, 1998.
Capt. William G. Schubert
Bruce J. Carlton
Deputy Maritime Administrator
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