Craig H. Allen

Judson Falknor Professor of Law, University of Washington

Craig Allen

challen@uw.edu

Craig Allen is a retired Coast Guard officer and cutterman and the Judson Falknor Professor of Law at the University of Washington who is now serving as the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Maritime Studies at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and a Resident Fellow in the Academy's Center for Maritime Policy and Strategy.

IMO Adopts Polar Code Amendments to STCW

Published Dec 6, 2016 8:34 PM by Craig H. Allen

Posted in: Government

At its November 21-25, 2016 meeting, the International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) adopted resol...

International Court Orders Japan to Cease Whaling

Published Aug 11, 2014 3:18 PM by Craig H. Allen

Posted in: Environment

In a much anticipated decision, the International Court of Justice ruled on March 31, 2014, that the ongoing Japanese whaling acti...

U.S. to Defend Maritime Borders Against Potential Pandemic

Published Aug 10, 2014 1:05 AM by Craig H. Allen

Posted in: Shipping

Op-Ed by Craig H. Allen Sr. The recent ebola outbreak compels us to ask: Is the U.S. prepared to defend its maritime borders agai...

Why a U.S. Coast Guard?

Published Jul 22, 2014 10:39 AM by Craig H. Allen

Posted in: Government

In 2013 the Chinese government merged four maritime safety, security and law enforcement agencies to form the China Coast Guard. J...

Charting a Way Forward for America's National Maritime Policy

Published Dec 16, 2013 2:12 PM by Craig H. Allen

Posted in: Government

The current issue of The Maritime Executive posits a coming “American maritime renaissance,” while simultaneously draw...

Opinion: Preparing for Confrontations with Environmental Protestors in Arctic Waters

Published Nov 19, 2012 8:57 AM by Craig H. Allen

Posted in: Maritime

Written by: Craig H. Allen Sr., U.S. Coast Guard Academy On Thursday, February 23rd, Admiral Bob Papp delivered h...

The Ship Masters Special Relationship to Passengers: Lessons from the 1841 William Brown Episode

Published Nov 19, 2012 8:57 AM by Craig H. Allen

Posted in: Cruise Ships

Written by Craig Allen Even while they mourned for those who perished in the Costa Concordia disaster off Italy’s Tus...

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