The Maritime Administration may not be the best-known federal agency, but this unit of the Transportation Department has a lot of influence on both civilian and naval shipping.
Navy could announce 21 weeks of paternity leave as soon as next month, but the boost would require a change in DoD policy.
The Navy says it is filing negligent homicide charges against the commanders of two ships involved in fatal collisions last year
Navy officials are talking about how the bridges have become “Frankensteins.” So much new gear has been crammed in, the crews can lose track of what’s going on.
The Navy wants sailors to phone home less when it comes to fixing ships, and instead be more self-sufficient.
The Navy is turning to tech to quicken the pace of its acquisition cycle.
Although failures of basic seamanship and training were largely to blame for last year’s collisions, the Navy says it also needs to fix basic problems with the equipment it’s provided to its deck officers.
The Navy has a few tricks up its sleeve to award contracts in a time when new starts aren’t allowed.
In 2018, the Navy is implementing new sleep and ship deployment schedules for its 7th Fleet after four major accidents in the prior year.
The Navy will no longer discharge sailors who fail its physical fitness assessment, and is cancelling early-out programs that let sailors leave the military voluntarily, steps officials say are required by a “growing Navy.”
Audit finds more than 250 ways in which DoD’s Qatar base violates the department’s own safety standards, similar to recent findings at other overseas installations.
The National Academy of Public Administration has just completed a review of MARAD and has several recommendations for improving management.
Just days before the expiration of the latest continuing resolution, Navy officials say the last several years of budgeting-by-CR have already wasted $4 billion.
The Navy is in the midst of changing its wireless coverage policy to provide better service.