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MARAD Accepting Applications for Centers of Excellence Designation

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) is accepting applications from eligible and qualified institutions to apply for a Centers of Excellence (CoE) designation, which will recognize and support community or technical colleges and maritime training centers that prepare Americans for careers in the maritime industry. The CoE Program is a voluntary program administered by MARAD. MARAD may enter cooperative

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MARAD Awards $19.6 Million in Shipyard Grants

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has awarded $19.6 million in discretionary grants to 24 U.S. small shipyards through the Small Shipyard Grant Program. The funding will help modernize America’s small shipyards, making them more efficient in constructing commercial vessels. “This $19.6 million federal government investment in the nation’s small shipyards will help maintain the U.S. shipyard infrastructure

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$19.6 Million Available in Grants for US Small Shipyards

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the availability of $19.6 million in federal funding to support capital improvements and employee training at small U.S. shipyards.  The Small Shipyard Grant Program helps modernize eligible shipyard operations by improving efficiency and fostering quality ship construction, repair and reconfiguration. The private American shipyards that build and repair America’s military and

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US Maritime Centers of Excellence on Track

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced progress in establishing Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE), which would recognize and support community colleges and training institutions that prepare Americans for careers in the maritime industry. The Maritime Administration is seeking public comment on the proposed policy. The National Defense Authorization Act of 2018

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