Category Archives: Maritime

What is MARAD?

About MARAD The Maritime Administration is the agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation dealing with waterborne transportation. Its programs promote the use of waterborne transportation and its seamless integration with other segments of the transportation system, and the viability..

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Maritime Administration Celebrates Completion of the Guam Commercial Port Improvement Project

Maritime Administration Celebrates Completion of the Guam Commercial Port Improvement Project $50 million in essential infrastructure improvements will create jobs and boost the local economy PITI, Guam – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration announced the completion of the..

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LabelMaster’s Top 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Dangerous Goods

Did you know that perfumes, nail polish and adhesives are considered “dangerous goods?” Almost every industry involved in any type of manufacturing and distribution transports materials classified by government agencies as hazardous. Labelmaster, a leading provider of solutions for hazardous..

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Passenger Airline Employment Data – September 2015

BTS 52-15 Monday, November 23, 2015 Contact: Dave Smallen Tel: 202-366-5568  Passenger Airline Employment Data – September 2015 – U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.3 percent more workers in September 2015 than in September 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau..

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What Are the Most Common Hazmat Transportation Mistakes?

What Are the Most Common Hazmat Transportation Mistakes? The DOT has identified human error as a contributing cause for most hazmat transportation incidents. (U.S. Department of Transportation. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.) As outlined by the DOT, these human errors..

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What Are The Best Ways to Track Employee Training?

What Are The Best Ways to Track Employee Training? Avoid Using Paper Files – Use a modern system instead of an archaic, manual data entry using Microsoft Excel or similar dated record keeping methods. Your paper files are more at risk..

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BTS Releases September 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) – September 2015 The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.2 percent in September from the revised August level, rising after..

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North American Freight Numbers- August 2015

BTS Releases August 2015 North American Freight Numbers   The value of U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $92.4 billion in August 2015 as all modes of transportation carried less value of freight than a year earlier, according to the TransBorder Freight Data..

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US Department of Transportation’s Beyond Traffic Report – 9/28/2015

PR SOURCE: DOT 85-15 Monday, September 28, 2015 Contact:  Office of Public Affairs Tel.: (202) 366-4570 #RethinkTraining   LONG BEACH, Calif. – U.S. Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen and Long Beach Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal today hosted the third..

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What Can Software Do to Re-Humanize the Workplace and Improve Results?

Piers Bishop discusses improving the workplace with employee training software – Apr 11th, 2013 Software covers so many bases in the modern enterprise, making countless administrative processes easier for the manager.  It tracks people’s hours, pay, absences, progress, aspirations, benefits, training,..

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