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2013-08-06 12:20:29

Retired Coast Guard Officer Brings 40 Years of Technical and Safety Expertise to Leading Manned Submersible Provider SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OceanGate Inc., (OGI) a global provider of deep-sea manned submersible solutions, announced today the addition of retired U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. John Lockwood to the company's Board of Directors. Lockwood brings more than 40 years of maritime expertise to OGI, including extensive work around issues of national defense,...

2013-07-01 23:22:10

d’Oliveira & Associates is celebrating boat season by providing information on Rhode Island’s “Operation Dry Water” and releasing a new infographic. (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Rhode Island is nicknamed the “Ocean State” because it has over 400 miles of coastline and 35 islands within its borders. With such easy access to the ocean, the state has a lot of boat activity. Whether it’s a fishing boat bringing in the catch of the day or a sailboat sightseeing, operators should...

2013-06-25 16:21:00

Plans For A Repowering Of Two Vessels As An Initial Step In A Broader Fleet Program CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL), one of the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping companies, today announced that it plans to convert the power plants on two of its steam turbine cargo vessels to modern diesel engines capable of burning conventional liquid fuels or liquefied natural gas (LNG). (Logo:...

2013-05-22 12:21:03

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of National Maritime Day today, the Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation (CICF) proudly sponsored yesterday's 2013 National Maritime Day Dinner and Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System (AMVER) Awards, organized by the North American Marine Environment Protection Association. The AMVER System, sponsored by the U.S. Coast Guard, is a computer-based voluntary global ship reporting system used worldwide by search and...

2013-05-20 23:04:53

Memorial Day culminates May´s celebration of Military Appreciation; in light of that, ACR Electronics, the beacon manufacturer, shares their survivor´s story. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 On April 6th, the four-man crew with Ocean Adventure Rowing and Education (O.A.R Northwest) attempting a Trans-Atlantic Expedition from Dakar to Miami was derailed after their row boat the “James Robert Hanssen” capsized about 400 miles north of Puerto Rico. Jordan Hanssen,...

2013-05-17 20:20:04

Safety Encouraged As Summer Boating Season Gets Underway SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This Casual Friday marked a fun way to show support for water safety by joining "Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day." Throughout the nation today, people promoted water safety while sporting a totally different look at work by wearing their favorite life jacket in honor of "Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day," a National Safe Boating Week event promoted by the California...

2013-05-15 16:20:27

ARLINGTON, Va., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to continue its maintenance, repair and overhaul work at the U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121130/PH22008LOGO) Under the contract, DRS's Technical Services group will continue to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO)...

2013-05-02 16:33:23

OAKHURST, Calif., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Incident Management Training Consortium (IMTC), a respected national leader in the development of All-Hazards Incident Management Teams and Incident Command System training curricula, exercises, and mentoring, today announced it has been selected as the Incident Command System/Incident Management training contractor for the United States Coast Guard (USCG). The nationwide contract was awarded at the conclusion of a rigorous eight-month...

2013-04-25 00:21:03

USCG Recognized for its Innovative Use of Good's Mobile Technology to Promote Positive Social, Economic and Educational Change SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Technology(TM), the leader in secure enterprise mobility, applauds the United States Coast Guard's (USCG) nomination as a 2013 Computerworld Honors Program Laureate. The annual awards program honors visionary applications of information technology, promoting positive social, economic, and educational...

2013-04-10 12:21:06

NORFOLK, Va., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), a health improvement company that specializes in health, emotional wellbeing and performance improvement, congratulates its Employee Assistance Program (EAP) client, U.S. Coast Guard for winning the 9th Annual Employee Assistance Society of North America (EASNA) Corporate Award. Each year EASNA acknowledges one American and one Canadian company that demonstrates excellence in the use of EAP programming and service delivery....