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SAFETY ALERT: Fixed CO2 fire extinguishing systems

Loose bottles and stress on hoses can have dangerous consequences

Coast Guard to hold Buzzards Bay safety forum

Public participants are sought for the PAWSA workshop on Feb. 7-8

CSA recognizes 106 Crowley vessels for environmental safety

CSA honors 73 Foss vessels for environmental excellence

SAFETY ALERT: Kidde fire extinguisher recall

Coast Guard, Lake Carriers' Association to partner on rescue training

USCG assets and LCA vessels will 'simulate real-life medical evacuations'

Potential rise in Salish Sea traffic spurs Coast Guard safety forum

New petroleum projects in Canada could lead to an increase in exports

SAFETY ALERT: Carbon monoxide poisoning

Deadly symptoms can be misdiagnosed as seasickness

SAFETY ALERT: Faulty life jacket lights

Inspections uncover more than 3,000 non-functioning Alcares lights

IMO issues new warning on bauxite cargoes

'Dynamic separation' can cause a ship to capsize

GAO: Navy's crew reductions contribute to sailor overwork, safety risks

The agency cites 'degraded readiness' of ships home-ported overseas

BIMCO launches new guidance on deploying lifeboats

A new pamphlet provides advice on the use of fall preventer devices (FPDs)

SAFETY ALERT: CO2 system hazards

An accidental release where a sensor was being tested nearly resulted in a fatality

Coast Guard warns of illegal charters in San Diego

Safety may be jeopardized as well as livelihood of legitimate operators

NTSB issues recommendations to get better weather information to mariners

The guidance stems from the sinking of El Faro as it sailed close to Hurricane Joaquin

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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