NAVY - NAVSEA 4600.1B
(SER 04L43/049) MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||6 September 2006|
This instruction applies to all Headquarters elements and shore activities generating shipments of NAVSEA material. In the context of this instruction, NAVSEA material includes all Navy owned physical assets, except NAVSEA Code 08 cognizant materials, that are transportation via NAVSEA field activities within the scope of the Defense Transportation System (DTS).
The Director Naval Nuclear Propulsion, CNO (N00N) has authority over and is responsible for all matters pertaining to naval nuclear propulsion, including transportation. This authority is established by Executive Order 12344 dated 1 February 1982, which was made statutory by Public Law 98-525 and Public Law 106-65. The Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion is also Deputy Commander for Nuclear Propulsion (NAVSEA 08). N00N/SEA 08 is a joint Department of Energy and Navy organization. Nothing in this instruction supersedes or changes these responsibilities and authorities. Accordingly, activities will operate in accordance with existing manuals, instructions and requirements for shipments of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program equipment and material unless changes are specfically approved by the Nuclear Propulsion Directorate. Further, the Nuclear Propulsion Directorate shall be kept informed of and consulted on all matters pertaining to or affecting shipment of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program equipment and material.
To promulgate policies and procedures governing the material transportation program for NAVSEA Headquarters and shore activities and to provide procedures for reporting accidents/incidents involving shipments of non-explosive material. Enclosure (1) establishes specific requirements for Headquarters staff coordination with the NAVSEA Transportation Officer (TO). Enclosure (2) supplements the FAR and DFAR requirements with respect to the selection of transportation clauses that are to be used in the preparation of solicitations for the acquisition of NAVSEA materials and in the awarding of contracts that include transportation services. Enclosure (3) provides procedures on volume movement reporting and air transportation requests. Enclosure (4) contains reporting procedures to be utilized when NAVSEA Headquarters or a shore activity is notified of an incident or accident involving shipment of NAVSEA non-explosive material.