Buddy Custard

Capt. Norman "Buddy" Custard (USCG, ret'd.) is the president and CEO of the Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network. He possesses extensive knowledge and expertise in maritime operations, including 30 years of service with the U.S. Coast Guard and experience as an executive for an oil firm operating on the U.S. Arctic Outer Continental Shelf.

Preventing the Next Exxon Valdez

There is a sad irony when you consider that the laws and regulations necessitated by the Exxon Valdez oil spill to protect the mar...

Op-Ed: Time for Congress to Act on Arctic Maritime Safety

By Buddy Custard 09-20-2019 03:06:36

Posted in: Maritime

The Arctic remains one of the most amazing regions of the world, with diverse wildlife, ecosystems, and weather patterns. But the...

The Arctic is America's Next Maritime Frontier

By Buddy Custard 05-21-2019 04:25:51

Posted in: Maritime

Two centuries ago, the SS Savannah made history as the first steamship to transit the Atlantic. At just 98 feet long and with a si...

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