TITLE

New Coast Guard Rules Improve Safety

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Feb2009 Supplement, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on new rules announced by the U.S. Coast Guard to improve safety. The Coast Guard has ruled that tankers calling at U.S. ports must have a contract with certified salvage and firefighting response providers capable of deploying swiftly in U.S. waters after spills. It informs that marina and port areas are also patrolled by the Coast Guard for suspicious activity.
ACCESSION #
36619582

 

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