Coast Guard News

 

Standards for Ballast Water Discharge

Aug 30, 2009

The US Coast Guard proposes to amend its regulations on ballast water management by establishing standards for the allowable concentration of living organisms in ships’ ballast water discharged in US waters. It also proposes to amend its regulations…

Photo: North Pacific Coast Guard Forum

Aug 28, 2009

The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea (red, left) and the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon (white, right) are moored at the Coast Guard’s Pier 36 in Seattle with the Japan Coast Guard Cutter Yashima and the Russian Boarder Guard Vessel Vorovskiy on Aug…

CG Final Report, Lady D Accident

Aug 25, 2009

On August 24, the U.S. Coast Guard released the final report of investigation into the March 2004 capsizing of the passenger vessel Lady D in the northwest harbor of the Patapsco River, Baltimore.Five passengers aboard the Lady D died in the accident…

Mission Effectiveness Project & Aging Cutters

Aug 23, 2009

The U.S. Coast Guard reported that Mission the Effectiveness Project (MEP) is significantly improving the mission capability and lowering the operating costs of in-service medium endurance cutters and patrol boats, thus bridging the gap between the aging fleet and the delivery of new assets…

CG Urges Caution as Hurricane Bill Approaches

Aug 21, 2009

With Hurricane Bill expected to pass along the Atlantic coast this weekend, the Coast Guard is stressing the importance of safety for boaters and swimmers during the hurricane season.Hurricanes can create dangers in the water, such as rip currents and large waves…

Logistics News

Hong Kong Fire Service gets new Emergency Boat

Hong Kong Fire Service gets new Emergency Boat

Africa’s Mining Industry Providing Opportunities for Bulk Shipping

Africa’s Mining Industry Providing Opportunities for Bulk Shipping

Saudi Global Ports Adds New Cranes

Saudi Global Ports Adds New Cranes

DP World Romania Doubles Container Shipping Capacity in Black Sea Port

DP World Romania Doubles Container Shipping Capacity in Black Sea Port

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