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Blog: An inside look at U.S. Coast Guard's port state inspections

The Coast Guard Compass blog has published a feature on port state inspections in Hawaii

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P&I club: U.S. authorities have found 2 ships carrying Asian gypsy moth

The U.K. P&I Club reports that two ships entering U.S. ports have been identified as carrying Asian gypsy moth

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Amphibious transport dock christened Somerset at Avondale yard

Amphibious transport dock christened Somerset at Avondale yard

The LPD 25 amphibious transport dock was christened Somerset at Huntington Ingalls' Avondale, La., shipyard

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Chamber of Shipping asks IMO to ease ballast water rules

The International Chamber of Shipping wants the International Maritime Organization to 'urgently' address the inability of many operators to meet ballast water treatment standards

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FMC: U.S. harbor tax a factor in cargo routing through Canada instead

A Federal Maritime Commission report says Congress should act to ensure that U.S. ports are competitive versus neighbors

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COMMENTARY: SS United States preservation needs the public's help

The executive director of the SS United States Conservancy, which aims to restore and preserve the nation's flagship, had a guest commentary published in the Washington Times newspaper

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U.S., Canada end overlapping electronic charts in Atlantic this week

The U.S. and Canada on Thursday ended overlaps on electronic navigational chart coverage in the Atlantic region, and now only one country's chart can be used per given area

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NS Savannah documentary has been released on DVD

A documentary that chronicles the story of the NS Savannah, the world's only nuclear-powered merchant ship, is now available on DVD

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Cummings, Landry submit bill to restore U.S.-flag cargo preferences

Congressmen Cummings and Landry have introduced a bipartisan bill that would restore the U.S-flag cargo preferences that are facing cuts

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Vessel operators 'need to rig pilot ladders safely'

The International Maritime Pilots' Association has published an updated brochure on pilot ladder safety

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