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B coordinate with other Federal agencies to expedite the process established under the National Environmental Policy Act of 42 U.

C seek to coordinate all reviews or requirements with appropriate local, State, and Federal agencies; and. D provide such technical assistance and financial assistance, including grants, to port authorities or commissions or their subdivisions and agents as needed for project planning, design, and construction.

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A Establishment. The Fund shall be available to the Administrator—. B Credits. I In general. II Amounts described. D Limitation on statutory construction. In subsection a , before paragraph 1 , the words "Secretary of the Army" are substituted for "Secretary of War" in section 8 of the Merchant Marine Act, ch. See 10 U. In paragraph 3 , the words "apparatus" and "appliances" are omitted as unnecessary.

In paragraph 4 , the words "consult with" are substituted for "advise with" as being more grammatical. In subsection b , the words "rates or practices" are substituted for "rates, charges, rules, or regulations" for consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the United States Code.

The National Environmental Policy Act of , referred to in subsec. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section of Title 42 and Tables. Section of the Internal Revenue Code of , referred to in subsec. The date of enactment of this subsection, referred to in subsec. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of , referred to in subsec.

The provisions of title XII of div. A of the Act making appropriations are not classified to the Code. Section of Public Law —59, referred to in subsec. Section of Public Law —, referred to in subsec. A promissory notes and other evidences of indebtedness on property; and. In subsection a , the words "Notwithstanding any other provision of law" are omitted as unnecessary. In paragraph 1 , the word "lands" is omitted as included in "real property". In paragraph 2 A , the word "promissory" is added for clarity. The words "hereby transferred", referring to the transfer under the first sentence of section of the Merchant Marine Act, repealed by section 12 60 A of Public Law 97—31 , are omitted as obsolete.

Subsection b is substituted for "in accordance with good business methods and on such terms and conditions as he determines to effectuate the policy of this chapter" and "upon such terms and conditions as he may prescribe in accordance with sound business practice" for consistency and to eliminate unnecessary words. The President's order shall state the need for the transfer and the period of the need. When the President decides that the need has ended, the possession and control shall revert to the Secretary of Transportation.

The property may not be sold except as provided by law. The prior consent of the Secretary of Defense for such use shall be required with respect to any vessel in the Ready Reserve Force or in the National Defense Reserve Fleet which is maintained in a retention status for the Department of Defense.

In subsections b and c , the words "property described in the second paragraph of section 17 of the Merchant Marine Act, ch. For redesignation of the Department of War to the Department of the Army, and for transfer of certain functions to newly established Department of the Air Force, see sections a and a and f of the National Security Act of ch. In subsection b , the words "possessed and controlled by" are substituted for "acquired by" for clarity and for consistency in the section.

The word "best" is omitted as unnecessary. Section 4 of the Merchant Marine Act, , referred to in subsec. Section 17 of the Merchant Marine Act, ch. The Secretary must agree to comply with terms imposed by the court sufficient to protect the parties in interest. The Secretary also must agree to pay all operating losses resulting from the operation. The operation shall be for the account of the trustee or receiver. The payment of operating losses and the other amounts and compliance with terms imposed by the court shall be in satisfaction of any claim against the Secretary resulting from the operation of the vessel.

In subsection a 1 , before subparagraph A , the words "Notwithstanding any other provision of law" and "bankruptcy, equity, or admiralty" are omitted as unnecessary. In subsection a 2 , the words "but the Secretary may demand a hearing" are substituted for "unless the Secretary shall deem a hearing necessary" for clarity. In subsection b 1 , the words "subject to the orders of the court" and "comply with the terms imposed by the court" are omitted as unnecessary. In subsection b 2 , the words "operating losses paid by the Secretary" are substituted for "the amount of such payments" for clarity.

In subsection b 3 , the words "vessel operated by the United States" are substituted for "vessel of the United States" for clarity and consistency with chapter Persons may be required to attend or produce documents from any place in the United States at any designated place of hearing.

Process may be served in the judicial district in which the person resides or is found. The court may issue an order to obey the subpoena and punish a refusal to obey as a contempt of court. In subsection a , the word "affirmations" is omitted as unnecessary because of the definition of "oath" in 1 U. The words "or any territory, district, or possession thereof" are omitted as unnecessary because of the definition of "United States" in chapter 1 of the revised title.

Subsection c is substituted for the source provision to eliminate unnecessary words. A reducing air emissions, water emissions, or other ship discharges;. B increasing fuel economy or the use of alternative fuels and alternative energy including the use of shore power ; or. Added Pub. However, if the corporation, partnership, or association is operating a vessel in the coastwise trade, at least 75 percent of the interest must be owned by citizens of the United States. In subsection a , the words "and with respect to a corporation under subchapter VI of this chapter, all directors of the corporation are citizens of the United States" in 46 App.

Thus, subchapter VI is being omitted from the revised title and will instead appear as a note under section The words "and, in the case of a corporation, partnership, or association operating a vessel on the Great Lakes, or on bays, sounds, rivers, harbors, or inland lakes of the United States the amount of interest required to be owned by a citizen of the United States shall be not less than 75 per centum" in 46 App.

In subsection b 1 , the words "Territory, District, or possession thereof" are omitted because of the definition of "State" in chapter 1 of the revised title. This subtitle applies to receivers, trustees, successors, and assigns of any person to whom this subtitle applies.

An oceanographic research vessel as defined in section of this title is deemed not to be engaged in trade or commerce. The definitions of "oceanographic research vessel" and "scientific personnel" in 46 App. The text of 46 App. Title 53 of the Revised Statutes, referred to [in] 46 App. Financial responsibility under this subsection may be evidenced by insurance or other adequate financial resources.

In subsection b 1 , the words "parts B, F, and G of subtitle II of this title" are substituted for "the provisions of titles 52 and 53 of the Revised Statutes of the United States and any Act amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto" because the relevant provisions of titles 52 and 53 of the Revised Statutes were previously codified in parts B, F, and G of subtitle II of title In subsection c , references to 46 App.

It is the policy of the United States that merchant marine vessels of the United States should be operated by highly trained and efficient citizens of the United States and that the United States Navy and the merchant marine of the United States should work closely together to promote the maximum integration of the total seapower forces of the United States.

B an engineer officer on a documented vessel propelled by machinery of at least 4, horsepower. A a State maritime academy or college sponsored by a State and assisted under chapter of this title; and. B a regional maritime academy or college sponsored by a group of States and assisted under chapter of this title. The definition of "Secretary" is omitted as unnecessary because the full title is used the first time the term appears in each section. In the definition of "merchant marine office", the words "documented vessel" are substituted for "vessel. In the definition of "State maritime academy", the words "or territory of the United States" and "or territories of the United States" are omitted as unnecessary because of the definition of "State" in chapter 1 of the revised title.

The consent of the Secretary of the Navy shall be obtained with respect to any property from National Defense Reserve Fleet vessels, if such vessels are either Ready Reserve Force vessels or other National Defense Reserve Fleet vessels determined to be of sufficient value to the Navy to warrant their further preservation and retention.

C a nonprofit training institution or a training institution that is an instrumentality of a State, the District of Columbia, a territory or possession of the United States, or a unit of local government thereof jointly approved by the Secretary of Transportation and the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating as offering training courses that meet Federal regulations for maritime training. A the Secretary determines that such property is not needed by the Maritime Administration; and.

I return the property to the Secretary, at the recipient's expense and in the same condition as received except for ordinary wear and tear; or. II subject to the approval of the Secretary, retain, sell, or otherwise dispose of the property in a manner consistent with applicable law; and. In subsection c , the word "department" is omitted as unnecessary because of the definition of "agency" in chapter 1 of the revised title.

Prior to amendment, text read as follows: "The Secretary may cooperate with and assist the institutions named in paragraph 2 by making vessels, shipboard equipment, and other marine equipment, owned by the United States Government and determined to be excess or surplus, available to those institutions for instructional purposes, by gift, loan, sale, lease, or charter on terms the Secretary considers appropriate. The Secretary of the Navy, in cooperation with the Maritime Administrator and the head of each State maritime academy, shall ensure that—.

See Amendment note below. C if a qualified individual described in subparagraph A or B does not apply for the position, an individual who has—. Such partial relinquishment of legislative jurisdiction shall be accomplished—. A residents, or sons or daughters of residents, of an area or installation in Panama and made available to the United States under the Panama Canal Treaty of , the agreements relating to and implementing that Treaty, signed September 7, , and the Agreement Between the United States of America and the Republic of Panama Concerning Air Traffic Control and Related Services, concluded January 8, ; and.

The system must determine the relative merit of each individual based on competitive examinations, an assessment of the individual's academic background, and other effective indicators of motivation and probability of successful completion of training at the Academy. In subsection b 6 A , the words "residents, or sons or daughters of residents, of an area or installation" are substituted for "a resident of the area or installation" in 46 App. Although 46 App. Amendment by Pub. The Secretary of Transportation may appoint each year without competition as cadets at the United States Merchant Marine Academy not more than 50 qualified individuals with qualities the Secretary considers to be of special value to the Academy.

In making these appointments, the Secretary shall try to achieve a national demographic balance at the Academy. Not more than 12 individuals may receive instruction under this subsection at the same time, and not more than 2 individuals from the same country may receive instruction under this subsection at the same time. Not more than 30 individuals may receive instruction under this subsection at the same time.

Individuals appointed under this subsection are in addition to those appointed under any other provision of this chapter. The word "appoint" is substituted for "designate" and "permit" for consistency in the chapter. Preference may not be given to an individual for appointment as a cadet at the United States Merchant Marine Academy because one or more members of the individual's immediate family are alumni of the Academy.

A a valid merchant mariner license, unlimited as to horsepower or tonnage, issued by the Coast Guard as an officer in the merchant marine of the United States, accompanied by the appropriate national and international endorsements and certifications required by the Coast Guard for service aboard vessels on domestic and international voyages, without limitation;.

A as a merchant marine officer on a documented vessel or a vessel owned and operated by the United States Government or by a State;. B as an employee in a United States maritime-related industry, profession, or marine science as determined by the Secretary of Transportation , if the Secretary determines that service under subparagraph A is not available to the individual;.

C as a commissioned officer on active duty in an armed force of the United States, as a commissioned officer in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or in other maritime-related Federal employment which serves the national security interests of the United States, as determined by the Secretary; or.

D by a combination of the service alternatives referred to in subparagraphs A — C ; and. In cases of hardship as determined by the Secretary of Transportation, the Secretary of Transportation may waive this paragraph in whole or in part. The Secretary of Transportation, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense, shall determine in which service the individual shall serve.

The Secretary may reduce the amount to be recovered to reflect partial performance of service obligations and other factors the Secretary determines merit a reduction. A shall report the status of obligated service of an individual graduate of the Academy upon request of the Secretary; and. B may, in their discretion, notify the Secretary of any failure of the graduate to perform the graduate's duties, either on active duty or in the Ready Reserve component of their respective service, or as a commissioned officer of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or the Public Health Service, respectively.

In subsection a , before paragraph 1 , the words "after the date occurring 6 months after October 1, " are omitted as obsolete. In paragraph 2 , the words "before graduating" are substituted for "on or before the date of graduation" to eliminate unnecessary words. In paragraph 5 A , the words "or territories" are omitted as unnecessary because of the definition of "State" in chapter 1 of the revised title. In subsection d , the words "bring a civil action" are substituted for "begin court proceedings" for consistency in the revised title and with rule 2 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 28 App.

Prior to amendment, par. See Amendment note below and section 18 a of Pub. See Amendment note for subsecs. See Amendment note for subsec. In paragraph 2 , the words "with the permission of the owner" are substituted for "if the owner. See Amendment note for par. A has met the conditions prescribed by the Secretary of Transportation; and. B if a citizen of the United States, has passed the examination for a merchant marine officer's license. A master's degree program may be funded through non-appropriated funds.

To maintain the appropriate academic standards, the program shall be accredited by the appropriate accreditation body. Nonappropriated funds received for this purpose shall be credited to the Maritime Administration's Operations and Training appropriation, to remain available until expended, for those expenses directly related to the purpose of such receipts. The Superintendent shall maintain a separate and detailed accounting of nonappropriated fund receipts and all associated expenses. The Secretary may prescribe regulations necessary to administer such a program.

The Secretary of Transportation may defer the service commitment of an individual under section a 5 of this title as specified in the cadet commitment agreement for not more than 2 years if the individual is engaged in a graduate course of study approved by the Secretary. However, deferment of service as a commissioned officer under section a 5 must be approved by the Secretary of the military department that has jurisdiction over the service or by the Secretary of Commerce for service with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

A issued an identification card referred to as a "military ID card" ; and. B entitled to all rights and privileges in accordance with the same eligibility criteria as apply to other members of the Ready Reserve of the reserve components of the armed forces. A 2 Senators appointed by the Chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate in consultation with the ranking member of such Committee;.

B 3 Members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives in consultation with the ranking member of such Committee;. D 2 Members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, in consultation with the Minority Leader, at least 1 of whom shall be a member of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives;. B at least 1 shall be a senior corporate officer from a United States maritime shipping company that participates in the Maritime Security Program, or in any Maritime Administration program providing incentives for companies to register their vessels in the United States, and this appointment shall rotate biennially among such companies; and.

A In general. B Continuation of service. Not later than 60 days after that notification, such person shall designate a replacement to serve the remainder of such member's term. A Authority to designate. B Requirements. C Participation. B adopting an official Charter for the Board, which shall establish the schedule of meetings of the Board. B if approved by a majority of the members of the Board, submit such report to the President not later than 60 days after the date of the approval. A for consultation regarding the execution of the Board's responsibility under subsection f ; or.

B to assist in the preparation of a report described in paragraph 1 or 2. The words "Committee on Armed Services" are substituted for "Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries" to reflect changes in committee structure made by the th Congress.

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Prior to amendment, section related to the Board of Visitors and consisted of subsecs. Probably should be "subsection". The individuals must be distinguished in education and other fields related to the Academy. Members of the Board shall be appointed for terms of not more than 3 years and may be reappointed. The Secretary shall designate one of the members as chairman. The Federal Advisory Committee Act, referred to in subsec. The Secretary of Transportation shall present at the next meeting of the Board of Visitors, and post on a publicly available website, any change made by the Academy in the amount of a charge or fee authorized under this subsection.

Such fees shall be credited to the Maritime Administration's Operations and Training appropriation, to remain available until expended, for those expenses directly related to the purposes of the fees. Fees collected in excess of actual expenses may be refunded to the Midshipmen through a mechanism approved by the Secretary.

The Academy shall maintain a separate and detailed accounting of fee revenue and all associated expenses. The Maritime Administrator may accept a gift of services in carrying out the Administrator's duties and powers. Property accepted under this section and proceeds from that property must be used, as nearly as possible, in accordance with the terms of the gift. Disbursements from the Fund shall be made on order of the Maritime Administrator. Unless otherwise specified by the terms of the gift, the Maritime Administrator may use monies in the Fund for appropriated or non-appropriated purposes at the Academy.

The Fund consists of—. The Internal Revenue Code of , referred to in subsec. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Maritime Administrator may appoint any present employee of the United States Merchant Marine Academy non-appropriated fund instrumentality to a position on the General Schedule of comparable pay. Eligible personnel shall be engaged in work permissibly funded by annual appropriations, and such appointments to the Civil Service shall be without regard to competition, for a term not to exceed 2 years.

The General Schedule, referred to in text, is set out under section of Title 5 , Government Organization and Employees. A a program to promote awareness and prevention of the incidence of rape, acquaintance rape, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and other sexual offenses of a criminal nature that involve cadets or other Academy personnel;. B procedures for documenting, tracking, and maintaining the data required to conduct the annual assessments to determine the effectiveness of the policies, procedures, and training program of the Academy with respect to sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking involving cadets or other Academy personnel, as required by subsection c ;.

C procedures that a cadet or other Academy personnel should follow in the case of an occurrence of sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, including—. D procedures for investigating sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking involving a cadet or other Academy personnel to determine whether disciplinary action is necessary;.

E a procedure for disciplinary action in cases of alleged criminal sexual assault involving a cadet or other Academy personnel;. F any other sanction authorized to be imposed in a substantiated case of sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking involving a cadet or other Academy personnel in rape, acquaintance rape, or any other criminal sexual offense, whether forcible or nonforcible;. H required training on the policy for all cadets and other Academy personnel, including the specific training required for personnel who process allegations of sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking involving Academy personnel.

A Requirement. B Consultation. C Elements. II days after starting a position with responsibilities that include the activities described in clause i , ii , or iii of subparagraph A. A describes the relationship between honor, respect, and character development and the prevention of sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking at the Academy;.

B includes a brief history of the problem of sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in the merchant marine, in the Armed Forces, and at the Academy; and. C includes information relating to reporting sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking, victims' rights, and dismissal for offenders. A Requirement for plan. B Violation of code of conduct.

C Retaliation definition. Such resources shall include staff as follows:. B Communication. A An initial training session, which shall occur not later than 7 days after a cadet's initial arrival at the Academy. B Additional training sessions, which shall occur biannually following the cadet's initial training session until the cadet graduates or leaves the Academy. B to assess the perceptions of cadets and other Academy personnel on—. A the number of sexual assaults, rapes, and other sexual offenses, including sexual harassment, involving cadets or other Academy personnel that have been reported to Academy officials;.

B the number of the reported cases described in subparagraph A that have been substantiated;. C the policies, procedures, and training implemented by the Superintendent and the leadership of the Academy in response to incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault involving cadets and other Academy personnel; and. D a plan for the actions that will be taken in the following Academy program year regarding prevention of, and response to, incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault involving cadets and other Academy personnel. A Survey results. B Focus group results.

A By the superintendent. B By the secretary. Section of the Violence Against Women Act of , referred to in subsec. B and redesignated former subpar. Former subpar. C redesignated E. D and redesignated former subpars. C to F as E to H , respectively. Prior to amendment, subsec. A cadet may not be denied from using the device whenever the student determines that use of the device is necessary to prevent or report sexual harassment or sexual assault. A text message sent via the satellite device shall meet the requirement for a weekly check-in for purposes of this paragraph.

Probably should be "in". The Secretary of Transportation may assign additional full-time or part-time sexual assault response coordinators at the Academy as necessary. A experience and a demonstrated ability to effectively provide victim services related to sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking; and. B protection of the individual under applicable law to provide privileged communication.

A Verification. B Training requirements.


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C Completion of training. A confidentially receive a report from a victim of sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking;. C represent the interests of any cadet at the Academy who reports being a victim of sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, even if such interests are in conflict with the interests of the Academy;. D advise the victim of, and provide written materials regarding, the information described in subparagraph B ;.

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E liaise with appropriate staff at the Academy, with the victim's consent, to arrange reasonable accommodations through the Academy to allow the victim to change living arrangements, obtain accessibility services, or access other accommodations;. F maintain the privacy and confidentiality of the victim, and shall not notify the Academy or any other authority of the identity of the victim or the alleged circumstances surrounding the reported incident unless—.

G assist the victim in contacting and reporting an incident of sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking to the Academy or law enforcement, if requested to do so by the victim who has been fully and accurately informed about what procedures shall occur if information is shared; and. H submit to the Director of the Maritime Administration Office of Civil Rights an annual report summarizing how the resources supplied to the coordinator were used during the prior year, including the number of victims assisted by the coordinator.

A Reporting. B Support. A have or receive training in matters relating to sexual assault and the comprehensive policy developed under section ; and. B serve as a victim advocate voluntarily, in addition to the individual's other duties as an employee of the Academy. A support victims of sexual assault by informing them of the rights and resources available to them as victims;. B identify additional resources to ensure the safety of victims of sexual assault; and.

C connect victims of sexual assault to companions, as described in paragraph 4. B Alternate victim advocates. A the purchase or other procurement of real or personal property; or. B the construction, renovation, or repair of real or personal property. C has total net assets of an amount considered by the Maritime Administrator to qualify the bank as a major bank. A any broker or dealer as such terms are defined in section 3 of the Securities Exchange Act of 15 U.

B any investment adviser or provider of investment supervisory services as such terms are defined in section of the Investment Advisers Act of 15 U. A is made by 1 or more persons in connection with a donation for the project of a total amount in cash or securities that the Maritime Administrator determines is sufficient to defray a substantial portion of the total cost of the project;. B is made to facilitate or expedite the completion of the project in reasonable anticipation that other donors will contribute sufficient funds or other resources in amounts sufficient to pay for completion of the project;.

C is set forth as a written agreement providing that the donor will furnish in cash or securities, in addition to the donor's other gift or gifts for the project, any additional amount that may become necessary for paying the cost of completing the project by reason of a failure to obtain from other donors or sources funds or other resources in amounts sufficient to pay the cost of completing the project; and. A ensures the availability of sufficient funds or other financial resources to pay the amount guaranteed during the period of the guarantee;.

B provides for the perfection of a security interest in the assets of the account for the United States for the benefit of the United States Merchant Marine Academy with the highest priority available for liens and security interests under applicable law;. C requires the donor to maintain in an account with the investment management firm assets having a total value that is not less than percent of the amount guaranteed; and.

D requires the investment management firm, whenever the value of the account is less than the value required to be maintained under subparagraph C , to liquidate any noncash assets in the account and reinvest the proceeds in Treasury bills issued under section of title Funds available for a project for which such a guarantee has been accepted may be obligated and expended for the project without regard to whether the total amount of funds and other resources available for the project not taking into account the amount of the guarantee is sufficient to pay for completion of the project.

Prior to amendment, text read as follows: "The Maritime Administrator shall require the owner or operator of a commercial vessel, or the seafarer union for a commercial vessel, to maintain records of sexual assault training for the crew and passengers of any vessel hosting a cadet from the Academy. At the request of the Governor of a State, the President may detail, without reimbursement, personnel of the Navy, the Coast Guard, and the Maritime Service to a State maritime academy to serve as a superintendent, professor, lecturer, or instructor at the academy.

The reference to territories is omitted as unnecessary because of the definition of "State" in chapter 1 of the revised title. The Governors of the States cooperating to sponsor a regional maritime academy shall designate in writing one of those States to conduct the affairs of that academy. A regional maritime academy is eligible for assistance from the United States Government on the same basis as a State maritime academy sponsored by a single State. A vessel provided under this section remains the property of the United States Government.

If a suitable vessel is not available, the Secretary may build and provide a suitable vessel. A ways to maximize the available underway training available in the fleet of training vessels;. B coordinating the dates and duration of training cruises with the academic calendars of maritime academies;. C coordinating academic programs designed to be implemented aboard training vessels among maritime academies; and. In subsection a , the reference to territories is omitted as unnecessary because of the definition of "State" in chapter 1 of the revised title.

In subsection e , before paragraph 1 , the word "agency" is substituted for "department or agency of the United States" because of the definition of "agency" in chapter 1 of the revised title. In subsection g , the 1st—3d sentences of section 4 of Public Law — are omitted as obsolete. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: "The Secretary may pay to a State maritime academy the costs of fuel used by a vessel provided under this section while used for training.

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Probably should be "vessels". In subsection b 1 , the reference to territories is omitted as unnecessary because of the definition of "State" in chapter 1 of the revised title. However, if the academy satisfies section b of this title , the amount shall be—. A shall, not later than 9 months after such individual's date of enrollment, pass an examination in form and substance satisfactory to the Secretary that demonstrates that such individual meets the medical and physical requirements—.

B following passage of the examination under subparagraph A , shall continue to meet the requirements described in subparagraph A throughout the remainder of the individual's enrollment at the State maritime academy; and. C if the individual has a medical or physical condition that disqualifies the individual from meeting the requirements referred to in subparagraph A , shall be transferred to a program other than a merchant marine officer preparation program, or otherwise appropriately disenrolled from such State maritime academy, until the individual demonstrates to the Secretary that the individual meets such requirements.

The Secretary shall determine the number of individuals to be admitted by each academy under this subsection. The number may not be more than one-third of the total number of individuals attending the academy at any time. In subsection a 3 , the words "administered by the Coast Guard" are omitted as unnecessary. The Secretary of Transportation may provide for the training of students attending a State maritime academy—.

Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Transportation, a student at a State maritime academy shall receive from the Secretary allowances for transportation including reimbursement of traveling expenses when traveling under orders to receive training under section of this title. An agreement with a student may not be effective for more than 4 academic years. The Secretary shall allocate payments under this section among the various State maritime academies in an equitable manner. B as an employee in a United States maritime-related industry, profession, or marine science as determined by the Secretary , if the Secretary determines that service under subparagraph A is not available to the individual;.

B 3 or more years. C Hardship waiver. In subsection a , the text of 46 App. In subsection g , the words "bring a civil action" are substituted for "begin court proceedings" for consistency in the revised title and with rule 2 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 28 App. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: "If the Secretary of Transportation determines that an individual who has accepted the payments described in subsection b for a minimum of 2 academic years has failed to fulfill the part of the agreement described in subsection d 1 , the individual may be ordered by the Secretary of Defense to serve on active duty in the armed forces of the United States for a period of not more than 2 years.

See Amendment notes for subsecs. The Secretary of Transportation may defer the service commitment of an individual under section d 5 of this title as specified in the agreement under section for not more than 2 years if the individual is engaged in a graduate course of study approved by the Secretary. However, deferment of service as a commissioned officer on active duty must be approved by the Secretary of the affected military department or the Secretary of Commerce, for service with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

The words "affected military department" are substituted for "military department. See Amendment notes and Historical and Revision notes above. Does not conform to section catchline. In subsection a , before paragraph 1 , the words "as the Secretary deems necessary" are omitted as unnecessary. In subsection b , the words "with any person, partnership, firm, association, or corporation" and "the performance of" are omitted as unnecessary. The Secretary shall take possession at the institution and thereafter may provide the vessel to another institution under this section or dispose of the vessel.

In subsection c 5 , the words "or titled under the law of a State" are substituted for "documented under the laws of. The Secretary of Transportation, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating, shall certify a training curriculum for United States mariners on the use of force against pirates.

The curriculum shall include—. Probably should be followed by a period. The design may be similar to the design of a decoration or medal authorized for members of the armed forces for similar acts or service. The Secretary may award a plaque to the vessel, and a replica of the plaque may be preserved as a permanent historical record. In subsection a , the words "a vessel including a foreign vessel " are substituted for "a United States vessel or to a foreign-flag vessel" to eliminate unnecessary words.

An individual may not be awarded more than one of any type of decoration or medal under this chapter. For each succeeding act or service justifying the same decoration or medal, a suitable device may be awarded to be worn with the decoration or medal. If an individual to be issued an award under this chapter is unable to accept the award personally, the Secretary of Transportation may present the award to an appropriate representative. Except as authorized under another law, the Secretary of Transportation may issue, at no cost, a flag of the United States and a grave marker to the family or personal representative of a deceased individual who served in the merchant marine of the United States in support of the armed forces of the United States or its allies during a war or national emergency.

The Secretary's authority to provide decorations and medals at cost, or to authorize the sale of decorations and medals at reasonable prices, is restated to apply only to replacement awards because Congress probably did not intend that recipients being honored would pay for their decorations and medals. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: "The Secretary of Transportation may—. These would be helpful for you. The Navy made me the man i am today, it was more of a lesson in life than a job in my eyes.

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With growing economic and fastest developing country India has a largest merchant shipping fleet and has a variety of jobs in Indian as well as Foreign vessels. For much of its history, the merchant navy was the largest merchant fleet in the world, but with the decline of the British Empire in the midth century it slipped down the rankings. A mariner is the better one in the world who can define a sea. Professional mariners live on the margins of society, with much of their life spent beyond the reach of land.

However, Life at Sea in the yesteryears was a difficult affair. As a merchant navy engineering officer, you would operate and maintain the machinery and support systems on a ship, both above and below deck. One of the scariest moment that you may experience in your life! We also would like to welcome all other Merchant Mariners from all other countries, and enthusiasts across the globe. MSC reports to the U.

Be the first to write a review. Great Britain's Merchant Navy suffered proportionately the highest casualties of any of its branches of service in the Second World War. I owe a lot to this profession and with time I have fallen in love with this profession. General Instructions for Commanding Officers of Naval Armed Guards on Merchant Ships - from civil life, July thru Dec month in which the Navy Merchant Navy is different from the Indian Navy as it operates in the domain of offering commercial services unlike Indian Navy, which is mainly, involved with India's defense.

Sure there are still going to be the haters, but you cant let them live your life for you. Merchant Marine officers may also be commissioned as military officers by the Department of Defense. Merchant navy- what a life! I couldn't make call to my parents for 1 month. In a letter to the American Legion, Admiral Telfair Knight of the War Shipping Administration compared salaries for equivalent positions in Navy and Merchant Marine, and found salaries to be equivalent or even higher for Navy personnel.

This is the story of the 'fourth service' at war. Log In. One of the rare surviving photos of everyday life aboard Monkbarns shows a handsome man in a cap and leather waistcoat sitting on a low bench on the aft deck surrounded by folds and billows of canvas. Posts about merchant navy written by antijanner. One can't trust anyone else, as the merchant navy is all about evaluation. Merchant Navy, Kochi Cochin , India. I deeply felt the need to make a website or blog mentioning all the details regarding merchant navy courses its eligibility and its salary structure.

However, along with the benefits of merchant navy, there are risks as well. Silver Life Saving Medal. Therefore, becoming a Merchant Navy officer is a lifestyle choice as much as it is a career path. Merchant seamen - Les was born in Dunedin in Armed Forces, and about our military recruiting process. There are no employment files.

MSN M The merchant shipping life-saving appliances for ships other than ships of classes III to VI A regulations and merchant shipping life-saving appliances for passenger ships of Merchant Navy crew lists from the lateth and earlyth centuries have recently been made available to search online at findmypast. Get updates on Merchant Navy salaries. The life aboard a merchant ship is really a unique and unforgettable experience, very difficult to compare to a land job.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Sea-going adventure and a chance to see the world also appeal to many seafarers. Most think merchant navy as white collar job but in truth life is full of slogging and flogging, only the toughest survive. In , 52 merchant vessels, along with a further 22 civilian-crewed Royal Fleet History and Photos of Merchant Marine Cadet Corps Life in the 's The Merchant Marine Act of directed that the merchant marine be " manned with a trained and efficient citizen personnel ," but did not specify any structure for the Maritime Commission to follow.

Merchant ships employ huge number of workers to carry and deliver goods from one country to another at exclusive Merchant Navy pay scale, Candidates can get jobs in merchant navy after finishing the basic course to secure future and earn salary in impressive figures. NASA Distinguished Find rewarding military career opportunities available in America's Navy with options for both full-time service and part-time service.

Most part of his life is in the sea that rocks him in her salty arms and thus he knows the endless immensity of her love towards him. So, it is ideally suited if one has made up his mind early in life that this is the career path one is going to follow. This year hundreds of local flag-hoisting ceremonies were organised, involving VIPs, civic dignitaries, Merchant Navy veterans, naval cadets, etc.

To become a merchant seafarer you need to undergo specialist training to achieve professional Our decals are made with top quality Oracal Vinyl and can be applied on slightly textured wall surface. You must be thinking why it is so…. All UK-owned commercial ships are part of the Merchant Navy. To make the This is the most lucrative career for those who love ships and travelling, and don't wish to hold a 9 to 5 desk job.

Moreover, the feeling that Seafarers are the engine that drives the global maritime sector, made the job even more meaningful. Merchant navy is a very popular choice among students in Kerala. Merchant Navy Videos. No posts. Recently, a stagnation has appeared in graph of salaries in merchant navy.

There are many people around the world who are either not aware of this unique industry or have several misbeliefs about the same. After that we called in at Gibraltar and then sailed to New York where we collected a cargo of aircraft and Navy acquisition chief James Geurts said during the hearing that the Navy would begin work on the first submarine this year to prove the concept, and that the hull-by-hull SSN life extensions As a child, I had no idea that I would end up in the film industry. Lots of people and young folks ask us as what is the difference between the merchant navy and navy.

Life Cycle of a Ship Lifetime of a modern vessel is about 25 — 30 years and when the idea of ordering a new ship is born, a number of steps and people that gets involved will follow, that acts to support the truly international business of shipping. In the early s, life on the passenger ships of the British Merchant Navy was a way of life which seemingly had no end, but towards the end of the decade it had all but disappeared, almost overnight, or so it seemed.

The U. Posts about merchant navy written by Jay Sivell. Mariners live much of their life spent beyond the reach of land. Motivational Speaker. In this case, "daylight hours" range from to sundown, local time. Lot of work pressure and client demands. Discover what it takes to be a Merchant Navy officer. Ali, NM Retd. Filming simultaneously aboard a number of different vessels, our cameras follow the experiences of a selection of core characters through laughter and tears, fair weather and foul, as we follow the extraordinary story of life in The Merchant Navy.

Are you considering the U. Here you get the most prominent method of success. Research guide C1: The Merchant Navy: Tracing people: Crew lists, agreements and official logs Crew agreements for British-registered merchant ships, crew lists or muster-rolls and official ships' logs are of particular interest to genealogists and people tracing family history, and to anyone researching specific ships or seafaring generally. Grant administration. The men and women of the US Navy that call themselves Sailors are and will always be part of these traditions.

The design of the buildings is simple yet functional, and the campus has been laid out to take full advantage of the picturesque waterfront of Long Island's north shore. Navy in Second Life--fly Navy in your Groups. There are , records available to search between these dates. It is the largest city of National Capital Region. All Navy ships fly the national ensign i. Dealing with breaches of discipline 6. I found that now also people are not much aware of this profession. Role of Merchant Navy in Indian Economy.

I was in the Navy as well, my father was a Navy pilot, I married a navy officer and when it comes to how your life will be, its different. When I joined the Merchant Navy, I saw the world, rose in the ranks, met people of different races, and earned my keep and a decent wage. It is a city of educational institutes and growing industrial centrewith in a radius of 70 kilometers from the capital, Delhi. Im Balanced life. This video will give you an idea about a ship!! Most of the people have never seen a ship! So, i made this video for those who interest and those who are planning to join first time to a vessel.

This deficiency plagues not just the sea people but people ashore too. Homosexuality might have been illegal in both the Royal Navy and Merchant Marine, but life on land in the middle of the twentieth century was far more restrictive than on the ships. Join LinkedIn Summary. I know I can see many places,but even my friend said you won't be touching different cities,its just the ships that come close to the port,that's it?

Another guy in Merchant Navy said,there is no life in Merchant Navy. The British Merchant Navy was the biggest in the world and required more crew than Great Britain had merchant seamen, as a result large numbers of Indian, Chinese and West African seamen were engaged to crew ships which regularly traded from Great Britain to ports in those areas. Merchant Navy Is My Life. In this book, Peter Elphick tells the story of the Merchant Navy through a series of individual accounts.

See more of Merchant Navy on Facebook. Over 6, American merchant marine seamen were killed and over 11, wounded. Understandably, Merchant Navy officers spend a large part of their professional life on ships in the middle of the ocean. See more ideas about Marine life, Oil spill and Merchant navy.

Business Owner of www. Food on Merchant Navy ships And find yourself equipped with the confidence to lead a team, take charge and enjoy living life to the full. Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund. Every day at sea is different. The strong convoy headed by the US-built but British-manned tanker SS Ohio included 14 merchant navy ships trying to run the blockade of Malta at the height of the war in the Mediterranean. Merchant Navy Academy in Jaipur is the best training institute for merchant navy exam preparation.

Days that Made Us is a creative project that challenges people to chose and describe the one day of their life that made them who they are. Navy Distinguished Public Service Award. Life in merchant navy can be adventurous for all those with wanderlust. Merchant Navy forms the backbone of international trade and import-export business via the sea route. Merchant Navy careers offer a unique way of life. Remember to stop at the top of the brow, face aft and salute prior to reaching the Quarterdeck when coming aboard during daylight hours.

For the first time, gay seamen recount their stories and reveal the hidden history of life in the merchant navy. Merchant ships employ a large number of workers to carry and deliver goods from one country to another. My name is Mathieu Leroy. Well the answer to the question is quite obvious, but then we thought of covering this topic in details so that we can cover all the queries of the people. Along with members of the armed services who gave their lives in Operation Neptune, some 2, merchant seafarers died.

Research and exploration vessel. Best Answer: Let me make this clear guys, it doesn't matter what branch of military your husband or wife, when it comes to life with them, it is very challenging. Career in Merchant Navy Introduction If you are a student of science or Mechanical Engineering and if your age is between 17 and 25, if you love the outdoors and have an aptitude for working hard and of a friendly disposition and if you do not like the idea of working on a desk from 9 to 5 then read about an exciting career in the Merchant Navy. UK and foreign flagged liners, The Academy campus and facilities comfortably accommodate the Regiment of Midshipmen.

Merchant Navy is Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings are used for regimental parades and inspections, but the remainder of each weekend includes liberty and recreation As a Merchant Navy seafarer, can you tell me about various aspects of your job you found to be particularly exciting, and what about your job you loved doing the most? My career as a deck officer in the Merchant Navy has given me a unique way of life and a challenging and rewarding career. So choose the career of merchant navy wisely in case you are planning to.

To trace a Merchant Navy — Salary. A subreddit for all the merchant mariners out there who need to ask questions, post pictures, get support or information about anything to do with the Merchant navy or a life at sea. During wartime, it was known as the Merchant Navy. Visit now to understand the daily life of a Merchant Navy Officer. Dutch seaman played an important role during the Second World War.

Life stories naming names of colleagues, in places around the world during and after WW2. More than 25, merchant ship voyages were made during the war. Britain was embroiled in a struggle against France, which had recently succumbed to revolution. This profession has got enormous influence on me and my household.

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