Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement
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Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement

Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement. Provides the U.S. defense community with “assured access” to commercial intermodal capacity to move sustainment cargoes during time of war or national emergency. In return, during peacetime, the carriers receive preference in the carriage of DOD cargoes.

Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement

An agreement that provides the Department of Defense with assured access to United States flag assets, both vessel capacity and intermodal systems, to meet Department of Defense contingency requirements. Also called VISA.

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Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement has been defined 2 different ways in documents like Shipping Terminology, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms.

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