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99 3PL Third-Party Logistics AAPA American Association of Port Authorities AMS Area Maritime Security (usually refers to USCG AMS Plans) BCO Beneficial Cargo Owner CBP Customs and Border Protection CM Consequence Management COTP Captain of the Port DHS Department of Homeland Security DOC Department of Commerce DOJ Department of Justice DON Department of the Navy DOT Department of Transportation EEI Essential Element of Information EOC Emergency Operation Center FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency ICS Incident Command System ILWU International Longshore and Warehouse Union IT Information Technology MARAD Maritime Administration MTS Marine Transportation System MTSRU Marine Transportation System Recovery Unit NIMS National Incident Management System NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRCC National Response Coordination Center NRF National Response Framework NWS National Weather Service OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer PCC Port Coordination Center PCT Port Coordination Team RM Risk Management Ro-Ro Roll-On-Roll-Off (vessel designed to carry wheeled cargo— e.g., automobiles—that is driven on and off the vessel on its own wheels) TSI Transportation Security Incident TWIC Transportation Worker Identification Credential USACE United States Army Corps of Engineers USCG United States Coast Guard Abbreviations

Abbreviations and acronyms used without definitions in TRB publications: A4A Airlines for America AAAE American Association of Airport Executives AASHO American Association of State Highway Officials AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials ACI–NA Airports Council International–North America ACRP Airport Cooperative Research Program ADA Americans with Disabilities Act APTA American Public Transportation Association ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials ATA American Trucking Associations CTAA Community Transportation Association of America CTBSSP Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program DHS Department of Homeland Security DOE Department of Energy EPA Environmental Protection Agency FAA Federal Aviation Administration FHWA Federal Highway Administration FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration FRA Federal Railroad Administration FTA Federal Transit Administration HMCRP Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers MAP-21 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (2012) NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASAO National Association of State Aviation Officials NCFRP National Cooperative Freight Research Program NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NTSB National Transportation Safety Board PHMSA Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration RITA Research and Innovative Technology Administration SAE Society of Automotive Engineers SAFETEA-LU Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (2005) TCRP Transit Cooperative Research Program TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (1998) TRB Transportation Research Board TSA Transportation Security Administration U.S.DOT United States Department of Transportation

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TRB’s National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 30: Making U.S. Ports Resilient as Part of Extended Intermodal Supply Chains focuses on identifying and elaborating on the steps needed to coordinate freight movements through ports in times of severe stress on existing operating infrastructures and services.

This report builds on NCHRP Report 732: Methodologies to Estimate the Economic Impacts of Disruptions to the Goods Movement System to provide a set of high-level guidelines to help seaport authorities with minimizing lost throughput capacity resulting from a major disruption.

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