To train seafarers in shipboard fire fighting, and other such essential subjects related to safety and operations where this training is not or cannot be provided by the industry directly. Maritime defense and intermodal freight transportation courses are also included in this category.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 08/20/2009 (Archived.)
MARITIME ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
In fiscal year 2003, 1,387 seafarers completed fire fighting training, 38 completed the Intermodal Freight Transportation Course, and 34 senior deck and engine officers completed the National Sealift Training Program.
Merchant Marine Act of 1936, Title XIII, as amended, Public Law 91-469, 46 U.S.C. 1119 et seq.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Qualified U.S. merchant seafarers, operators of inland waterway, offshore drilling, and mining vessels; maritime academy students; and personnel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Naval Reserve, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, qualified representatives of marine industry, State and local governments.
Qualified U.S. merchant seafarers, operators of inland waterway, offshore drilling, and mining vessels; maritime academy students; and personnel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Naval Reserve, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Transportation Command qualified representatives of marine industry, State and local governments.
Merchant mariner's document issued to U.S. citizens by the U.S. Coast Guard.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Seafarers contact applicable Maritime Administration registrar at the agency's enrollment offices.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Licensed and unlicensed U.S. seafarers in U.S. maritime industry are instructed on a fee-paid basis in safety and marine operation subjects.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Applications are retained for 1 year only.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Nonfinancial - training provided on a fee basis.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Maritime Regional Offices listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Bruce J. Carlton, Associate Administrator for Policy and International Trade, Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: (202) 366-5755.
(Program Level) FY 02 $195,000; FY 03 $195,000; and FY 04 est $195,000.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
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