The Marine Industry Training program launched in 1948 and gives participants the chance to step outside of their roles in the Coast Guard and shadow industry or inter-agency partners.
The Coast Guard and the National Weather Service are conducting a survey of the maritime public in order gain a better understanding of the current use of Marine Weather Information, and to determine the level of interest in potential future products and dissemination methods.
During the address, Adm. Karl Schultz will highlight the importance of South Carolina’s ports and waterways to the nation and the vital role the Coast Guard plays in Charleston to ensure continued global security and economic prosperity.
The Federal Radionavigation Plan is the official source of positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) policy and planning for the Federal Government.
The zones will be established from Cape Canaveral, Florida, into the Atlantic Ocean in different areas based on the flight path. The safety zones are designed to keep vessels from entering the launch area while an active rocket launch is taking place. The first use is scheduled for a December 4 or December 5 SpaceX launch.
Checklists now include items to test for LED lighting interference with VHF radios and AIS.
The 59th meeting of the U.S. Civil GPS Service Interface Committee was held Sept. 16-17, 2019, in Miami, Florida. For readers who were unable to attend, Maritime Commons is providing the below synopsis of the meeting and presentations. The full agenda and presentations are available for download from the GPS.gov website.
In this post, we mark the anniversary of the Coast Guard’s marine inspection program, which was the result of the Congressional Act of 1838.
The contest winners’ works of art will be featured on the Coast Guard, NAMEPA and CIP-OAS websites. The two grand prize winners will receive a certificate, a bilingual (English and Spanish) calendar featuring the art of all 12 winners, a $100 cash prize and a special Coast Guard-themed package. Finalists will receive a certificate and the bilingual calendar.