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Coast Guard accepts existing SMS for initial Subchapter M compliance
5/26/2017
The policy letter reconciles a gap involving COIs and adopting towing safety management systems

WCI: Trump's barge user fee could raise shipping prices
5/25/2017
A group official says similar proposals in the past have been nonstarters

Metal Shark delivers six patrol boats to Vietnam coast guard
5/25/2017
The 45-foot vessels are powered by twin Cat C-9 diesels mated to Hamilton waterjets

Trump budget cuts port-related funding, TIGER program
5/24/2017
The AAPA says it is encouraged by a call for $1 trillion in infrastructure investment

NYC's Fleet Week kicks off with parade of ships
5/24/2017
Vessels include Coast Guard and Navy assets and the research ship Neil Armstrong

Trump budget eliminates Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
5/24/2017
Funding for the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. is cut by $36 million

Fremont Maritime Services merges with MITAGS-PMI
5/23/2017
Fremont will become part of the Pacific Maritime Institute facility in Seattle

Coast Guard not 'aggressively enforcing' salvage, firefighting requirements
5/23/2017
Rear Adm. Paul Thomas tells a House panel that the service doesn't have the resources

Scholarship funds offered in marine science contest
5/23/2017
NAMEPA and the American Salvage Association will announce winners in September

SAFETY ALERT: Liquefied natural gas leakages
5/22/2017
The Coast Guard warns of hazardous system modifications