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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Taiping Island

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on June 24, 2014

The Spratly Islands are a group of islets, cays, atolls, and coral reefs located in the southern portion of the South China Sea. Taiping Island (also called Itu Aba Island) is the largest of these islets and the only one with fresh water springs.

One Small Step for TWIC That Wasn’t?

Posted to Maritime Transportation Security News and Views (by John C.W. Bennett) on January 18, 2011

This morning, my good friend, and renowned blogger, Dennis Bryant reported that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) had erred when it posted that it had received for “regulatory review” a US Coast Guard proposed rule on card reader…