May 2011

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Increments and corrections

Readers note apparent violation of Jones Act

IMO Issues Guidance on Use of Armed Security in IO

NMSAC Makes Recommendations on Seafarer Shore Access

NTAS and Maritime Security Levels

Results of the April 12-13 Meeting of NMSAC – Part 2

Results of the April 12-13 Meeting of NMSAC – Part 3

ABS publishes guide on propulsion systems for LNG-fueled ships

U.S. Coast Guard, Amver vessels search for missing ship crewman

Homeland Security Advisory System Officially Dead

GAO Says No to Mailing TWICs to Homes

Emsysâ„¢ Emissions Monitoring Technology Developed for Compliance

ABS issues new standards for living conditions aboard workboats

Flight to the Bottom of 5 Seas

Maritime industry launches Sustainable Shipping Initiative

Interlake Steamship announces christening of M/V Hon. James L. Oberstar

Three missing after box ship and fishing boat collide near Gulfport

Unusual Sightings - Vietnam

MarAd's Matsuda to present posthumous Merchant Mariner Medals

Unusual Sightings - Bahamas

TWIC program may not be reliable enough, government audit says

Two ship crews combine to rescue 6 from overturned Fla. catamaran

Christening of USNS William McLean

Coast Guard captain confronts oil spills as if they were war 'enemy'

Pennsylvania career center to offer new two-week deckhand course

Credential renewal process praised

Barge crewman saves captain's life after cabin cruiser sinks off Mass.

GPA Designs Barges For Panama Canal Authority

Piracy Solutions - Utilizing assets

GPA Provides Design Validation to Marinette Marine Corporation for Alaska Region Research Vessel

Seaway operators develop tool to integrate draft data to ensure under-keel clearances

The shipping industry and managers of the St. Lawrence Seaway have developed an onboard navigation system that integrates "real time" and predictive data about under-keel clearance to improve safety — and profitability — for maritime operators.