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USMMA suspends its on-board training program

Image file Posted on November 3, 2016 1:50 PM by Paul Benecki The United States Merchant Marine Academy issued a statement Thursday saying the academy is suspending training on active merchant ships until “it is satisfied that [Midshipmen’s] the training will take place in a safe environment. The full statement follows: While the Department of […]

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E-Logs and SaaS Set to Transform Record Keeping on U.S. Flag Ships

By Dean Shoultz The United States Coast Guard often appears behind schedule when it comes to crafting rules involving technological advancements on board ships. Often by the time the USCG gets a final rule approved for publication in the Code of Federal Regulations, the technology that that final rule was supposed to address has been […]

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Coast Guard considers power aboard ASCO for Reliance and Famous class cutters

BALTIMORE, May 29, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard officials needed power electronics on board the ships for the 210-foot Reliance-class and 270-foot Famous-class cutters. They found their solution with ASCO Power Technologies, a business unit of Emerson Network Power in Florham Park, NJ The Coast Guard Surface Forces Logistics Center in Baltimore recommends several power electronics […]