Coast Guard to conduct 15th annual Towing Vessel Safety Seminar in Hampton Roads

Coast Guard to conduct 15th annual Towing Vessel Safety Seminar in Hampton Roads
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard and Virginia Maritime Association personnel are scheduled to conduct the 15th annual Towing Vessel Safety Seminar Thursday for towing vessel crewmembers in the Port of Hampton Roads. “The Towing Vessel Safety Seminar provides valuable training and networking between the local maritime community and showcases the history and maritime tradition of Hampton Roads,”...

Coast Guard participates in 22nd annual marine firefighting symposium

Coast Guard participates in 22nd annual marine firefighting symposium
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is participating in the 22nd Annual Robert E. Rumens Marine Firefighting Symposium, hosted by the Virginia Port Authority and the Virginia Maritime Association from Monday to Saturday. The symposium includes classroom sessions on ship construction, correct ship boarding procedure, shipboard firefighting training scenarios at the Naval Shipboard Firefighting School...

Coast Guard, Virginia Maritime Association hold 14th annual Towing Vessel Safety Seminar

Coast Guard, Virginia Maritime Association hold 14th annual Towing Vessel Safety Seminar
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Personnel from the Coast Guard and the Virginia Maritime Association sponsored the 14th annual Towing Vessel Safety Seminar at Coast Guard Base Portsmouth Thursday. The event brought more than 140 professional mariners from the Hampton Roads community together for courses on merchant marine documentation and marine license requirements, cold water survival training, damage control...

Coast Guard, Virginia Maritime Association conduct safety seminar

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads and the Virginia Maritime Association will hold a tug boat crewmember safety seminar, at Coast Guard Integrated Support Command Portsmouth, Thursday at 8 a.m.