Biofouling Moves Up the Regulatory Agenda

By GARD 2017-10-25 17:50:13

[By Kristin Urdahl, Senior Loss Prevention Executive, Arendal] The introduction of invasive aquatic species (IAS) associated with global shipping has been identified...


Unpacking the Details of the South China Sea Dispute

By CIMSEC 2017-05-19 14:10:33

[By Matthew Merighi] Join the latest episode of Sea Control for a conversation with Professor Vasco Becker-Weingberg of Universidad Nova in Lisbon, Portugal, about...


Monitoring Plan: The First Step to EU MRV Compliance

By Tobias Konik 2017-04-04 19:08:59

As we approach the first deadline for the mandatory European MRV Shipping System, an increasing number of ship owners and managers are taking the first steps towards...


Remembering Ida Lewis, the "Bravest Woman in America"

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-03-23 19:42:13

[By William H. Thiesen, Coast Guard Atlantic area historian] The United States Coast Guard and its predecessor agencies have been blessed with the service of many...


Ballast Water Management: Latest Developments

By Jeanne M. Grasso 2017-03-10 12:12:32

Ballast water management has been one of the most challenging and oftentimes frustrating regulatory issues of the past decade. The principal reason is that the international...


"Three Interdictions in One Day"

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-01-25 20:12:45

“Now set special sea detail.” There is a flurry of activity from bow to stern. Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman prepare to leave the...


"Ocean Shield" Achieved its Mission

By Christian Bueger 2017-01-02 20:51:54

Last month, operation ‘Ocean Shield’ terminated, ending NATO’s six year mission to protect the sea lanes of Western Indian Ocean. Will the world...

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Human Rights at Sea: An Annual Review

By David Hammond 2016-12-27 17:26:06

When asked to provide an annual review the temptation is to list every subjective 2016 success to polish the corporate image and put one’s best foot forward. That part...


The Subchapter M Coast Guard Option

By Kevin Gilheany 2016-10-10 12:25:49

On October 4, 2016, I attended a joint Subchapter M conference in New Orleans put on by the American Waterways Operators (AWO) and the U.S. Coast Guard. The AWO...


U.S. Ship Recyclers Deserve Equal Protection

By Bob Berry 2016-07-15 15:46:50

The Marine Transportation System National Advisory Committee (MTSNAC) advises the U.S. Department of Transportation on strengthening maritime capabilities essential to...

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