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Monday, November 30, 2020

Salish Sea

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on October 4, 2011

The Salish Sea extends from the southern end of Puget Sound, near Olympia, Washington, north through Puget Sound and the Strait of Georgia to Desolation Sound, and west to where the Strait of Juan de Fuca meets the Pacific Ocean. Its name derives…

Falling Short:

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on May 25, 2011

Shoehorned into a narrow one-hour slot immediately preceding the Israeli Prime Minister’s speech to Congress, the (feigned) importance of U.S. maritime regulatory policies became all-too-obvious during a subcommittee hearing largely comprised of grandstanding by various house members.

State Dep’t & USCG Respond to Suez Canal Firearms Prohibition

Posted to Maritime Transportation Security News and Views (by John C.W. Bennett) on September 8, 2010

It has been reported that, about two months ago,  the Suez Canal Authority began enforcing a prohibition on merchant vessels transiting the Canal with firearms on board. A vessel with weapons is now required to hand them over to Egyptian authorities…