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A U.S. Coast Guard Mission Since 1917

The horrific attacks on 9-11. and the subsequent increase in maritime security required to protect against asymmetric maritime attacks, has dramatically changed the U. S. Coast Guard. They have changed the service's emphasis on port security as

 

Tracor W i l l Develop Communications System For I n l a n d W a t e r w a ys

Tracor, Inc.'s Applied Sciences Group has been contracted, on a consulting basis, to perform the engineering development of an automated Inland Waterways Communications System, which will provide automated voice and data communications s e r v

American Waterways Operators Approve Budget For 1977

The 1977 budget, renewal of the contract public relations program, and continuation of communications' consultant services were among the chief items approved by The American Waterways Operators, Inc. board of directors at the recent winter quarterly meeting at Tarpon Springs, Fla.

Norris Butterfly Valve Features Positive Shutoff —Literature Available

Designed specifically to handle hydrocarbons, c o r r o s i v e media, and other difficult applications, the Norris M285 Series butterfly valve is a long-life, positive-shutoff valve that meets ANSI B16.5 Code for pressure and temperature ratings of Class 150 flanges.

APM Offers Literature On Contamination Control In Shipboard Fluid Systems

A new 4 8 - p a g e p u b l i c a t i on which presents a new approach to controlling contamination in shipboard fluid systems is now available from Aircraft Porous Media, Inc., Land and Marine Division (LMD). Entitled " A PM Filter Technology and

MarAd Expands Electronic Bulletin Board

MarAd has expanded its computerized bulletin board to include "MarAd Advisories" and "Special Warnings to Mariners." This new section includes "MarAd Advisories In Effect" and "Special Warnings In Effect" issued to mariners from the MarAd's Office of Ship Operations and the U.

Liberian Shipowners Refute UNCTAD Proposals In Two New Reports

During meetings in New York recently, Grady Brown, chairman of the board of the Liberian Shipowners' Council, discussed shipowner reactions to UNCTAD proposals regarding the phasing out of open registry shipping. Two reports have been prepared by the Council,

 
 
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