Coast Guard, Lake Carriers Association, Canadian Shipowners Association sign memorandum of understanding

Coast Guard, Lake Carriers Association, Canadian Shipowners Association sign memorandum of understanding
CLEVELAND — Rear Adm. Michael Parks, commander of the 9th Coast Guard District, James H.I. Weakley, president of the Lake Carriers Association, and Bruce Bowie, president of the Canadian Shipowners Association, signed a memorandum of understanding while attending the International Joint Conference in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Monday. The two organizations represent the interests of U.S.- and Canadian-flagged...

Coast Guard and EPA Step Up Efforts to Protect U.S. Waters

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining steps the agencies will take to better coordinate efforts to prevent illegal discharges of pollutants from more than 61,000 commercial ships based in the U.S. and more than 8,000 foreign ships operating in U.S. waters. Today’s MOU creates a framework...

Coast Guard and Canada sign agreement to exchange personnel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Vice Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr. Commander, Coast Guard Atlantic Area, and Rear Adm. Paul Maddison, Commander Joint Task Force Atlantic and Maritime Forces Atlantic, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on board the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Spencer in Boston.