Merchant Mariner ID Security Meeting

Monday, May 23, 2005
The U.S. Coast Guard is proposing to seek amendments to the merchant mariner credential statutes in an effort to modernize them and to incorporate security aspects. The Legislative Proposal has been incorporated into the official docket for this project. It is 16 pages in length and will require some study and comparison with current law to appreciate its full impact. A meeting to obtain comments from the public will be held in Arlington, Virginia on June 17. Written comments should be submitted by June 29. 70 Fed. Reg. 28947 (HK Law)

Shipbuilding

NASSCO Christens LNG-ready Tanker Constitution

On Saturday, August 27, shipbuilders at General Dynamics NASSCO celebrated the christening and launch of the Constitution, the sixth ship in a series of eight eco-friendly

California: A Strong Shipbuilding State

Fifth in the nation for direct employment, California shipbuilding and repair industry supports nearly 35,000 jobs; Maritime Administrator highlights economic importance

Intermarine's Industrial Skipper Completes Maiden Voyage

Intermarine, LLC announced the July delivery of the M/V Industrial Skipper from Shandong Huanghai shipyard in Rongcheng, China. The ship transported modules to Corpus Christi,

Coast Guard

Caribbean Fantasy Fire Extinguished

A fire that broke out aboard the passenger vessel Caribbean Fantasy at 7:42 a.m. on August 17 has been extinguished, and the vessel has been moored safely in port.

Coast Guard Foundation Awarded 128 Scholarships

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that

Indian Cargo Ship Sinks Off Oman

An Indian cargo ship loaded with vehicles and food supplies destined for Yemen sank on Saturday off the coast of Oman but without loss of life, Oman’s ONA state news agency reported.

 
 
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