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8/27/2014: 15th Biennial Harbor Safety Committee and Area Maritime Security Committee Conference

The Transportation Research Board hosted the 15th Biennial Harbor Safety Committee and Area Maritime Security Committee Conference, in Philadelphia, Pa. August 26-27th, 2014. The conference explored best practices, innovations and technology that address critical harbor and maritime safety and security issues.

The theme for this year’s HSC and AMSC conference is, ‘Partnering for Safe, Secure and Resilient Port Operations.’ The conference covered a comprehensive agenda that looked at many issues facing the port system.

Over the next week, Maritime Commons will provide after-action reports on the Coast Guard speakers who provided presentations at the conference.

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