May 2011

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Increments and corrections

Readers note apparent violation of Jones Act

GAO Says No to Mailing TWICs to Homes

ABS publishes guide on propulsion systems for LNG-fueled ships

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

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

NMSAC Makes Recommendations on Seafarer Shore Access

NTAS and Maritime Security Levels

Homeland Security Advisory System Officially Dead

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

IMO Issues Guidance on Use of Armed Security in IO

Flight to the Bottom of 5 Seas

Emsysâ„¢ Emissions Monitoring Technology Developed for Compliance

ABS issues new standards for living conditions aboard workboats

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

Maritime industry launches Sustainable Shipping Initiative

Three missing after box ship and fishing boat collide near Gulfport

Unusual Sightings - Vietnam

Unusual Sightings - Bahamas

MarAd's Matsuda to present posthumous Merchant Mariner Medals

TWIC program may not be reliable enough, government audit says

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

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

Pennsylvania career center to offer new two-week deckhand course

Christening of USNS William McLean

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

UN, industry want more aggressive action against Somali pirates

The United Nations has developed a new international "Action Plan" to combat escalating piracy off Somalia.