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

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

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

By Craig H. Allen 08-10-2014 01:05:00

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?

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

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

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

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

Opinion: Preparing for Confrontations with Environmental Protestors in Arctic Waters

By Craig H. Allen 11-19-2012 08:57:00

Posted in: Maritime

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

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