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2014-01-20 23:03:08

A recent incident off the coast of Louisiana highlights the importance of safety measures on vessels and offshore drilling rigs, maritime attorney Matthew Shaffer says. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 A recent incident off the coast of Louisiana highlights the importance of safety measures on vessels and offshore drilling rigs, maritime attorney Matthew Shaffer says. A crewman on a supply ship off the Louisiana coast lost his foot in an accident Jan. 9, according to the Houston...

2014-01-13 12:20:35

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus L. Hargett Jr., the NGAUS president: "The Army chief of staff disparaged the Army National Guard last week by telling reporters in Washington, D.C., that, essentially, the Army National Guard just isn't good enough to be relied upon more in the future. "The precise term used was the Army National Guard's...

2014-01-07 04:20:06

OTTAWA, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) has formally sought a legal review in the United States of the implementation dates found in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Vessel General Permit (VGP). The VGP imposes requirements that are currently impossible, making this review critical to ensuring fairness and predictability for CSA's members' operations in the U.S. waters of the Great Lakes; a vital link in the continental supply chain....

2013-12-30 23:22:01

Mr. Ken Coffland was recently promoted to a "Lead Auditor" position with the Mentair Group. Mr. Coffland will also be creating some new training courses focused on "Emergency Response" and "Survival" for Mentair Group. Phoenix AZ (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Ken Coffland received a promotion to "Lead Auditor" with Mentair Group. "He will be qualified to serve as a lead auditor for us when conducting International Standards for Business Aviation...

2013-12-04 23:19:33

HGH Infrared Systems' Spynel-S Thermal Imaging System Featured in an OPSTAR Demonstration in California Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 This past week in California, HGH Infrared Systems had the privilege of participating in the Offshore Platform Security Threat Awareness and Response (OPSTAR) program. The program, developed and conducted by the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Asymmetric Warfare, was designed to explore the homeland security, homeland defense,...

2013-10-03 23:03:12

The crew aboard Crowley Maritime Corporation’s articulated tug-barge (ATB) Achievement/650-8 has performed its second rescue in nine months, this time saving the lives of four individuals aboard a 30-foot fishing boat taking on water 35 miles offshore from Clearwater, Fla., during a strong storm. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 The crew aboard Crowley Maritime Corporation’s articulated tug-barge (ATB) Achievement/650-8 has performed its second rescue in nine months, this time...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.