New Jersey Revised Statutes § 27:1a-77 - Definitions Relative To Maritime Transportation.

27:1A-77 Definitions relative to maritime transportation.

3.As used in this act:

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Transportation.

"Department" means the Department of Transportation.

"Dredging and dredging related projects" means the removal of sand, silt, mud, clay, rock, or other material from the bottom of a waterway in order to maintain or deepen navigation channels and berths, related infrastructure development of such a project, the management of the dredged material through decontamination, acceptable placement or beneficial use, and the potential funding of such projects as necessary to support New Jersey's maritime industry.

"Marine transportation system" means navigable channels, berths, terminals and related intermodal transportation infrastructure, facilities and equipment, sediment and dredged materials management programs, shipping, receiving, cargo-movement and tracking, aides to navigation, intelligent and vessel transportation systems, and such related activities which promote the efficient operation, environmental integrity, and economic development of New Jersey's maritime industry.

"Maritime industry" means ports and terminals, ship services and boat building, education, science and technology, marine trades and support services, ferries, movement of cargo and waterborne commerce, commercial and recreational fishing, navigation and government support services, including waterborne military operations and national security initiatives, and the direct and indirect industries supporting the entire marine transportation system.

"Office" means the Office of Maritime Resources in the Department of Transportation.


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