Archive of: Regulation

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Some progress noted in deterring pirates, but mistreatment of mariners persists

If you go by the numbers, the shipping industry is making headway in the fight against Somali pirates: There have been fewer vessels seized this year compared with 2010, and fewer hostages are being held for ransom.

October/November 2011

Coast Guard criticizes divided command, flag state in Deepwater Horizon disaster

The U.S. Coast Guard's preliminary report on the Deepwater Horizon disaster signals possible reforms to maritime-oriented regulations governing Gulf of Mexico oil activity.

August 2011

Oil tanker operators now required to secure contracts with salvors, marine firefighters

June/July 2011

DNV proposes ballast-free crude carrierable to cut pollution while reducing costs

June/July 2011

Federal government investigating allegations of misallocation of funds by Kings Point

October/November 2008

TWIC commences at New England ports amid hopes problems have been resolved

October/November 2008

Ambrose Light, deemed obsolete, passes into history

October/November 2008

Government extends TWIC deadline following reports of widespread problems

June/July 2008

Congress considering strict new ballast water standards

June/July 2008

U.S. Congress considering authorizing
$1,000 per month for WW II mariners

April 2008
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