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Coast Guard busts unlicensed passenger vessels in Calif.

The Coast Guard said undercover personnel have discovered several unlicensed passenger vessel operations in Northern California, and fines have been handed out

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Amver vessel rescues distressed sailor near Hawaii

The 1,100-foot cargo ship Navarino, called to Amver duty, rescued a 72-year-old sailor about 1,000 miles off Hawaii

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NAMEPA publishes MARPOL, marine science training guide

The North American Marine Environment Protection Association has developed the first MARPOL guide that incorporates marine science

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New York's Port Authority introduces $4.9M clean-ships program

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has begun a $4.9M Clean-Vessel Initiative to encourage ships to improve engines and reduce emissions

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American Cruise Lines launches Queen of the Mississippi

The new Queen of the Mississippi has set sail on its maiden cruise from New Orleans

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Coast Guard examines safety of Nome gold-mining dredges

The Coast Guard offered free safety exams for the 80 registered gold dredges at Nome

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AWO urges more charting, AIS, icebreaking in Alaska

A Crowley Maritime vice president testified at congressional hearing in Alaska on the Coast Guard's presence in the Arctic

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NMEA members develop common Ethernet message infrastructure

The National Marine Electronics Association said a common infrastructure to share messages over Ethernet will be operational by the end of 2014

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Crowley Liner Services: Rate-fixing 'violates our core values'

Crowley Liner Services says it has enhanced its compliance program as a result of the Puerto Rico rate-fixing case

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Deteriorating century-old N.J. ferry to be dismantled at dock

After many years of service as a floating restaurant, the 107-year-old ferry Binghamton will be dismantled at a New Jersey dock and scrapped

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