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VT Halter Wins Historic $746m CG Contract

Apr 23, 2019

VT Halter Marine of Pascagoula, MS has emerged the victor in one of the most prized and coveted shipbuilding contracts in recent memory, a $746m deal to build the Coast Guard's lead Polar Security Cutter. If two additional ship options are exercised, the total deal could approach $2B.The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy, through an Integrated Program Office (IPO), awarded VT Halter Marine Inc., of Pascagoula…

Maritime Risk Symposium 2024 – Great Power Competition and Gray Zone Engagement

Apr 16, 2024

For 15 years the Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS), an annual three-day event, has brought together government and maritime industry leaders, port representatives, international and domestic researchers and solution providers to examine current and emerging threats to maritime security…

Interview: Dan Keane, Commanding Officer, USCG RDC

Sep 16, 2022

United States Coast Guard service is a family legacy for Dan Keane, who today serves as the Commanding Officer of the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center in New London, CT.'My dad was in the Coast Guard (for nearly 37 years), so this is a way of life for me…

Registration opens for the 2021 Maritime Risk Symposium in Houston

Jul 02, 2021

The University of Houston’s College of Technology will host the 12th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS 2021), in collaboration with the National Academy of Sciences, from November 2-4, 2021, at the at the University of Houston’s Student Center-South…

USCG National Vessel Documentation Center Suspends Walk-In Service.

Mar 17, 2020

The National Vessel Documentation Center (NVDC) made this announcement regarding changes to its operations in light of the growing COVID-19 threat:The National Vessel Documentation Center (NVDC) is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and…

USCG PSC Equals meaningful Polar Presence

Nov 14, 2019

The Coast Guard needs a ship that can do more than just break ice; it needs a multi-mission ship to provide for the nation’s security, asserting its sovereign rights, and protecting its long-term economic interests.  That ship is the Polar Security Cutter…

USCG Commandant Delivers SOTCG Address

Mar 22, 2019

The Commandant of the United States Coast Guard delivered his first State of the Coast Guard address Thursday at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro.Speaking from the largest port in the nation, Adm. Karl Schultz highlighted Coast Guard security and marine safety operations…

Prioritizing Consistent, Reliable Ballast Compliance

Mar 12, 2019

As the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) deadline for compliance approaches, the market is visibly gearing up to address the snowballing demand across the board.Ballast water treatment system (BWTS) manufacturers are sizing up the competition as ship owners weigh up their immediate needs…

Lessons Learned from Maritime Accidents: NTSB’s Safer Seas Digest 2017 Released

Nov 09, 2018

Maritime accident investigation reports for collisions, explosions, capsizings and allisions and the lessons learned within those reports are detailed in the National Transportation Safety Board’s Safer Seas Digest 2017, released online Thursday…

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