Friday, February 26, 2010

Lawmakers blast Coast Guard budget proposal

By Susan Schept – Navy Times Staff writer Thursday Feb 25, 2010 20:04:27 EST Lawmakers from both parties had choice words for the Obama

February 26, 2010
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Wednesday, February 24, 2010
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Dredge Overturns near La Push, Washington – Photos

SEATTLE – The barge Bar Fly sits partially submerged and surrounded by containment boom near La Push, Wash., in the Quillayute River Feb. 23, 2010. The

February 24, 2010
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Thursday, February 18, 2010

NOAA’s National Weather Service to Use New Hurricane Wind Scale

Storm Surge and Flooding Prediction Dropped in New Scale NOAA’s National Weather Service will use a new hurricane scale this season called the

February 18, 2010
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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Admiral Thad Allen Delivers Fourth and Final State of the Coast Guard Address – Full Transcript

U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen delivered his fourth and final State of the Coast Guard address at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.,

February 16, 2010
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High-speed catamarans may be based in Hawaii

This is a computer rendering of the joint high-speed vessel built by Austal, builder of the two Hawaii Superferry ships. Photo via: Austal Ships/Honolulu

February 16, 2010
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Thursday, February 11, 2010

Amver Releases New iPhone App

Right on the heals of gCaptain’s very own iPhone app, Amver has entered into the world mobile based technology (or in my opinion convenience based

February 11, 2010
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Friday, February 5, 2010

USCG Announcement – Commandant to deliver State of the Coast Guard address

WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen, is scheduled to speak at the National Press Club in Washington, as part of the press

February 5, 2010
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Thursday, February 4, 2010

NOAA’s Bell M. Shimada – Interesting Ship of The Week

This week’s interesting ship is NOAA’s new high-tech fisheries survey vessel, Bell M. Shimada. Bell M. Shimada‘s primary mission will be to

February 4, 2010
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Sunday, January 31, 2010

TAVTS – Ship To Ship Vehicle Transport

This image comes via Information Dissemination and shows TAVTS in action. What is TAVTS? The US Navy’s Team Ships program tells us: The Test Article

January 31, 2010
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Saturday, January 30, 2010

A Special Message From The US NAVY (bloggers)

While they can’t claim to follow the wakes of the world’s largest ships, our friends  from the navy blogosphere still have a few interesting

January 30, 2010
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Prepositioned For Disaster – Lessons From Military Sealift Command

From hurricanes to tsunami’s earthquakes, today’s levels of population growth coupled with global climate change is putting an increasing number of

January 30, 2010
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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Maritime Support Of Haiti – The Ships

The following diagram shows all known US and Canadian maritime assets currently deployed on earthquake support missions in Haiti. Click HERE to download the

January 20, 2010
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Tuesday, January 5, 2010

2009 USCG Video of the Year Competition – What’s your favorite?

This is a reminder that the first ever Coast Guard Video of the Year competition is still open for voting. The final nominee was posted late last week and

January 5, 2010
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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

US Navy Oceanographic Survey Ship

ST Engineering announced today that its US shipyard, VT Halter Marine, has been awarded a contract worth US$87m  to build an enhanced version of a T-AGS 60

December 23, 2009
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Friday, December 18, 2009

Scientists Discover Explosive Deep-Ocean Volcano – Video

The below videos show eruptions of the West Mata volcano, the deepest erupting volcano discovered by a team of scientists funded by NOAA and the National

December 18, 2009
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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

USCG Releases Top 11 Rescue Videos of 2009

Every year, the Unite States Coast Guard releases a video compilation of the most compelling rescues of the year and today the USCG released its 2009

December 16, 2009
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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

CBP Launches the New Predator B Guardian UAS

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) took delivery Monday of the first maritime variant of the Predator B unmanned aircraft system (UAS). At a ceremony

December 8, 2009
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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

New Email Address for Voluntary Weather Observation Program

Here’s some important information regarding the Voluntary Weather Observation program at NOAA, brought to us by our friends at AMVER. Amver wants to pass

November 11, 2009
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Friday, October 30, 2009

When is maritime training just too dangerous?

Photo by Thomas Colla Is disciplinary action warranted in a recent case of real life coast guard training? Newsday reports on the removal of a US Coast Guard

October 30, 2009
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Monday, October 26, 2009

Coast Guard Officer Relieved In Montauk has the story on why this photograph is making headlines. The Montauk docks were abuzz with disbelief and disappointment Saturday over the removal

October 26, 2009
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