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

AISE '96 PREVIEW CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
AWO AWO Continues To Support Maritime Issues
Bay Area 4C's Standardizes RIN Procedure
Chemical Carriers: The Slump Will Continue
Clinton: Programs To Bring More Than $1 Billion To U.S. Yards
Det Norske Veritas, USCG In Passenger Ship Control Agreements
Details Of U.S. Maritime Subsidy Program Revealed
Finance Execs Forecast Market Movement
Financing Will Be Critical To Health Of Changing, Growing Maritime Industry
Gore Speaks At Carrier Christening In Newport News
Inland Issues Safety Of Towing Vessels, Environment; And Efficient Intermodal Shipping Top Agendas
IT Development Project Attracts Major Players
Leaders Convene At Ship Finance Forum
MarAd's Herberger Comments On FY '95 Budget
Marine Gears Projects Good Market
MARITIME POLICY Should Be The Foundation Of Economic Reform
New Codes And Regulatory Concerns Force Industry To Take Notice
New Lease, Financing Options Opened By Congress
Pena Announces Vessel Design Compliance Initiatives
PROPULSION UPDATE: The Latest On Slow-Speed Crosshead Diesel Engines
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
Steamers Maritime Orders Two Ships
Studds Acts On Maritime Reform Legislation Issues
Studds Acts On Maritime Reform Legislation Issues
THE HUMAN FACTOR: The Costs of Fatigue at Sea
The Internet: Charting Business Opportunities On An Electronic Sea
Trinity Wins $80M Contract To Build RoRo For Alaska
VT Acquires Ship Motion Control Specialist
 
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright