Professional Mariner - March 2017

Key findings and recommendations

The Logistics Management Institute audit of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy identified several shortcomings with the administration’s handling of sexual assault and harassment on campus.

Casualty briefs

Court reverses convictions in fatal barge explosion A federal appeals court in December reversed a manslaughter conviction against a pushboat captain and his company in connection with a 2005 barge explosion in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal. A deck…