How the Coast Guard supports maritime commerce and the ship-building industry

How the Coast Guard supports maritime commerce and the ship-building industry
The Daniel K. Inouye is the largest container vessel constructed in the United States, and is one of many ships marine inspectors from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay work with to ensure maritime safety and security, Oct. 4, 2018.Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson. By Lt. Amanda Faulkner and PA1 Seth Johnson The Coast Guard is known for saving lives at sea, but did you know...

Clean, Reliable and Safe – Who Makes the Decision?

Clean, Reliable and Safe - Who Makes the Decision?
Chief Warrant Officer Aaron Studie climbs a Jacob’s ladder to perform a vessel inspection.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Darryl W. Bradshaw) Baltimore – Inspections guarantee the fulfillment of a required specification. Some, like skydiving, are easily seen as a necessity for safe operation and safety of the consumer. So do you think to look for an inspection sticker...

Coast Guard issues new policy for watercraft routinely operating dockside

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Monday the publication of a notice of policy in the Federal Register stating the Coast Guard will no longer inspect nor issue certificates of inspection for permanently moored watercraft.

Coast Guard marine inspectors, keeping America’s ports safe

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandyn Hill Suited in blue coveralls and thick gloves, armed with hard hats and flashlights, are America’s front lines in the protection of critical infrastructure and commerce throughout our ports. Examining each vessel and facility both foreign and domestic, they work to ensure the safety of the American port community. These people are Coast Guard marine inspectors Coast...