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Coast Guard lists top cruise ship deficiencies

The low number of detentions continues to reflect the strong safety culture in the sector, the USCG says

CSA honors 1,582 vessels for accident-free operation

The chamber also recognizes 'outstanding feats of safety' that contribute to saving a life

Port of Charleston safety zone lifted after container threat

Four containers on Maersk Memphis are scanned and cleared

IMO boosts passenger vessel stability requirements

The amendments raise the 'required index R' pertaining to flooding after a collision

SAFETY ALERT: Prepare and prevent fuel spray fires

The incidents continue to occur despite being a marine safety focus

Coast Guard not 'aggressively enforcing' salvage, firefighting requirements

Rear Adm. Paul Thomas tells a House panel that the service doesn't have the resources

SAFETY ALERT: Liquefied natural gas leakages

The Coast Guard warns of hazardous system modifications

Chesapeake Bay commercial vessels targeted by laser

The strikes are believed to have originated between Drum Point and Cove Point

Coast Guard, partners target illegal vessel charters near Chicago

In the past year, the service has investigated 22 reports of illegal operations in the area

SAFETY ALERT: Amphibious passenger vessels

Fatalities lead to an NTSB advisory about seat belts and operator distraction

Palfinger sets boarding record with 440-person lifeboat

The new MPC 49 has been ordered for cruise ships being built by STX France

Coast Guard: Ship detention total lowest in five years

The percentage of detentions for firefighting and related systems continues to rise

SAFETY ALERT: Take time to identify counterfeit parts

Products can be represented as meeting requirements when they do not

New Coast Guard program helps AIS users confirm compliance

The Web-based service 'has the potential to significantly increase safety'

Coast Guard begins Operation Spring Restore on Great Lakes, Seaway

The seasonal duty involves placing more than 1,200 floating navigational aids

Norwich University’s Master of Arts in Diplomacy online program


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Professional Mariner Editor Dom Yanchunas visits the Kanawha Valley for a conversation with West Virginia inventor Linwood Hamilton, who has developed a pair of inventions to improve safety in the inland towing industry. One is a rake that would fit onto the bow of a barge. The other is thruster piping inside a lead barge of a tow.

Added: 2015-11-03

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