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2011-08-30 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted nearly every year since 1981, Fleet Week provides an opportunity for the citizens of San Francisco to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Team. On Saturday, kicking off Fleet Week, Bank of America is proud to welcome the Parade of Ships. We are planning a terrific parade with 13 ships scheduled including an aircraft carrier, an...

2011-08-04 13:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was recently awarded a blanket purchase agreement to provide information technology support services to the U.S. Coast Guard Force Readiness Command (FORCECOM). The agreement has a ceiling value of $11 million over a five-year period. General Dynamics will provide FORCECOM with information technology (IT) and simulator support services for non-standard...

2011-07-18 15:16:00

BELOIT, Wis., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairbanks Morse Engine, an EnPro Industries (NYSE: NPO) company, is pleased to announce that Paul Roden has joined the company as Vice President, Washington Operations. In this new role he will represent the company in discussions with Congress and with shipyards, as well as customers in the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110718/CL37113LOGO ) Mr. Roden joins Fairbanks Morse Engine from...

2011-07-16 00:00:35

VideoRay has been awarded a $2.2 Million contract by Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) to Modernize the United States Coast Guard's (USCG) Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Fleet. Phoenixville, PA (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 VideoRay announced that it had been awarded a $2.2 million dollar contract by the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) of the US Department of Defense to modernize the United States Coast Guard's (USCG) fleet of VideoRay Remotely Operated...

2011-07-15 10:02:00

FAIRFAX, Va., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFCEA International announced today that it has executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Coast Guard which provides a framework for technical interchange between the two organizations. The Coast Guard, and more specifically the C4I Service Center, will leverage AFCEA resources for providing market research, identifying technology trends, and raising awareness of ongoing initiatives. As part of the agreement Mr. Mark...

2011-07-13 12:16:00

SAN DIEGO, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The men and women that defend the land of the free and the home of the brave are honored each year by San Diego's Fleet Week military tribute. This year's roster of events includes festivities exclusively for the military, as well as some spectacular events open to the public that members of the community will not want to miss. Due to last year's overwhelming success, the San Diego Fleet Week Foundation is pleased to bring back its FREE...

2011-07-01 09:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems announces that the U.S. Coast Guard completed the 25,000th Rescue 21 search and rescue mission in Sector San Francisco, a major milestone for the system that has helped to save hundreds of lives since it was activated in 2005. Currently comprising 26 command centers, 179 towers and covering approximately 37,000 miles of coastline, Rescue 21's primary mission is to locate and assist mariners in distress. General...

2011-06-23 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ), America's leading domestic ocean shipping company, has received recognition from the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) and the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for its record of safety and stewardship. CSA presented Horizon Lines with the Jones F. Devlin Awards for safety at the Chamber's recent Annual Ship Safety Awards luncheon, which recognizes the men and women responsible for safe ship operations....

2011-05-13 00:00:30

Universal Steel Buildings Corp. recently announced the supply of a turnkey Olympia Steel Buildings pre-engineered metal building to Orange Beach, Alabama company, Marine Engine Maintenance, Inc. The five-thousand square foot state of the art steel building is to be used as an engine rebuild shop to service the U.S. Coast Guard's 87' Patrol Boat Fleet. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 Universal Steel Buildings Corp. recently announced the supply of a turnkey Olympia Steel Buildings...

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2011-04-24 08:00:00

In a report on Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard criticized Transocean's Deepwater Horizon oil rig by saying the company had "poor safety culture."The report said that poor maintenance, inadequate training and the bypassing of alarms and automatic shutdown systems prevented the crew from shutting down the well after it blew, and led to a chaotic abandonment of the blazing Deepwater Horizon rig. "The investigation revealed that Deepwater Horizon and its owner, Transocean, had serious safety...