Friday, March 15, 2019
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Maritime News

DNV GL Rolls Out Remote Surveys for Entire Classed Fleet

Classification society DNV GL announced Friday that it’s started offering remote surveys for some inspections on board all DNV GL classed vessels. This means that for a range of surveys,...

March 15, 2019
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
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Uncategorized

7 Ships Detained in UK Ports Due to Shameful Discrepancies

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that seven foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during August 2012 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. Here...

September 25, 2012
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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Miami Ship Surveyor Could See 15 Years for Lying to Coast Guard, Falsely Certifying Ship

A Miami-based ship surveyor faces up to 15 years in prison after a federal jury in Miami has convicted him of lying to the Coast Guard and for falsely certifying...

May 29, 2012
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Friday, July 1, 2011
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Defense

Coast Guard to use risk-based targeting to enhance oversight of offshore drilling

WASHINGTON – To complement its existing safety inspection regime for foreign-flagged vessels operating in U.S. waters, the U.S. Coast Guard Friday announced an additional layer of risk-based safety oversight for...

July 1, 2011
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Friday, February 11, 2011
Blog

Coast Guard Blogger Asks, Are Inspectors Wasting Their Time?

Our friends at the Unofficial Coast Guard Blog ask the question, Are CG Inspectors Wasting Their Time? they write: As I mentioned at the end of a previous post, there is...

February 11, 2011
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Wednesday, May 28, 2008
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Where are the Merchant Marine Inspectors?

Where are the Inspectors? By John G. Denham Each day I read articles in newspapers, see TV clips and peruse blogs featuring maritime accidents. My computer’s “favorites” has a list...

May 28, 2008
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