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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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"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...

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"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...

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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...

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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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