Marine link
 

New USCG Safety Award Bestowed To Four Honorees

Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Adm. J. William Kime, recently bestowed a newlyestablished award for sustained contribution to national and international marine safety and pollution prevention to four honorees. The RAdm. Charles P. Murphy Award, named in honor of the late RAdm.Charles P. Murphy, former Chief of the Office of Marine Safety and former chairman of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee, were presented to Capt. James B.

McCarty, Jr., USCG (Ret.), Capt. Archibald K. McComb, Jr., USCG (Ret.), Edward M. MacCutcheon, and James B. Robertson, Jr. All are Interngovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) and International Maritime Organization (IMO) hands and major contributors to the technical labors that are the underpinnings of the SOLAS and Loadline Conventions. Capt. McCarty spent four years with Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co. before taking a position at the Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation (BMIN) in 1940. He retired as the executive secretary of the Merchant Marine Council.

Capt. McComb served as chief, International Maritime Safety Coordinating Staff, and was responsible for coordination between the various governmental and industrial groups in their development and preparation of the U.S.'s positions. Mr. Robertson helped solve hull failure problems of early Liberty ships in World War II and T-2 tankers, was a member of the U.S. delegation to the 1948 SOLAS Convention and a technical advisor to the 1960 and 1974 SOLAS conferences. Mr. MacCutcheon is former chief of the Office of Research and Development of the Maritime Administration, and was in charge of R & D and the operation of the nuclear merchant ship Savannah.




Maritime Security History

A Family Tradition With legal battles in the rearview mirror, McAllister is set to thrive
API 1994 Tanker Conference
Aquaculture Relief Measure, NOAA Budget Considerations, Maritime Reform Bill Busies Senate
AWO AWO Continues To Support Maritime Issues
Broad & Cassel Represents Commodore In Cruise Ship Acquisition
Chemical Carriers: The Slump Will Continue
Details Of U.S. Maritime Subsidy Program Revealed
Finance Execs Forecast Market Movement
Gore Speaks At Carrier Christening In Newport News
Government Financing Guarantees Stir Interest In U.S. Ship Construction
Herberger: Title XI Critical To Continued U.S. Commercial Shipbuilding
Inland Issues Safety Of Towing Vessels, Environment; And Efficient Intermodal Shipping Top Agendas
Leaders Convene At Ship Finance Forum
Mackay Communications Helps Companios Embrace Safety and Digital Technology
MarAd's Herberger Comments On FY '95 Budget
Marine Gears Projects Good Market
MARITIME POLICY Should Be The Foundation Of Economic Reform
Miami To Host Cruiso Shipping ' 96
OSI Wins U.S. Contract
Seamen's Church Honors Industry Leaders At Annual Awards Dinner
Service With a Satellite: A Guide To Top Service Providers
Star Casino Launches Louisiana Gaming Boat Business
Studds Acts On Maritime Reform Legislation Issues
Study: Washington State Should Buy 12 New Vessels
Taking Legislators To Task
TECHNOLOGY UPDATE: TransFRESH's Tectrol Controlled Atmosphere Gives Shippers Options
Trinity Wins $80M Contract To Build RoRo For Alaska
U.S. MARITIME POLICY REFORM
U.S.C.G. Implements Simplification Of Vessel Documentation Procedures
USCG Captain Wins Public Service Award
 
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright