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USA: Satellites helped save a record 421 lives in 2019

(www.Maritimecyprus.com) The USA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting and geostationary satellites are part of the global Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking...

USCG enforcement of IMO 2020 sulfur cap

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The US Coast Guard issued Guidance on the implementation of its compliance/enforcement policy for MARPOL Annex VI Regulation 14, including the IMO 2020...

Report: Harassment and bullying in US Coast Guard

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Committee on Oversight and Reform and the Committee on Homeland Security of the US House of Representatives released a joint staff report finding...

American rescuer who saved four recognized with IMO bravery award (video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Petty Officer Michael Kelly, a rescue swimmer with the United States Coast Guard, received the 2019 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea during...

Updates and Reminders on the Use of Exhaust Gas Scrubbers in US Waters (IMO 2020 sulphur cap)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The USCG issued an update to their policy letter, CVC Policy Letter 12-04, to remove a request for correspondence from Flag administrations on...

U.S. Coast Guard – American Waterways Operators Annual Safety Report 2018

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The American Waterway Operators (AWO) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) issued their annual report that benchmarks and further serves as the annual...

SAFER SEAS DIGEST 2018 – Lessons Learned from Marine Accident Investigations from US NTSB

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determines the probable cause of the accidents and issues safety recommendations aimed at preventing...

USCG – Merchant Mariner Medical Manual

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The US Coast Guard has published the Merchant Mariner Medical Manual. This Manual provides guidance for evaluating the physical and medical condition of...

OPA 90: Increase in liability limits from USCG

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 13 August 2019, the United States Coast Guard issued a final rule in the Federal Register to provide for consumer...

USCG marine safety alert – Bulker fire

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) A USCG inspected Great Lakes bulker that was laid up for the winter suffered a catastrophic fire that caused major cosmetic,...
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