TITLE

Armed With Information

AUTHOR(S)
Marcario, John C.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Sea Power;Feb2010, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the anti-piracy efforts of the U.S. Coast Guard. It notes that information about other vessels and past pirate or terrorist activity are important for vessels about to embark into areas viewed as high risk due to the threat of piracy and other dangers. It mentions that the U.S. Coast Guard is one of the many federal and international agencies responsible in monitoring high-risk areas and sharing that information to vessels in those regions.
ACCESSION #
47791069

 

Related Articles

  • Anti-Piracy Tools. Withington, Tom // Sea Power;Feb2010, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p22 

    The article focuses on the importance of satellite communications and messaging systems in keeping merchant ships safe. It notes that satellite communication innovations and the Internet are becoming important tools for notifying merchant vessel crews on the dangers presented by modern-day...

  • ARMING FOR CONSENSUS. Edmonson, R. G. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);5/11/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 19, p14 

    This article discusses the debate in the U.S. Congress regarding piracy defense and actions made by the U.S. Coast Guard regarding the issue. The biggest issue is whether the U.S. should sanction the use of armed resistance to pirate attacks. Meanwhile, the Coast Guard made efforts to complete a...

  • Coast Guard to Establish Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise.  // Washington Letter of Oceanography;4/20/2009, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p4 

    This article reports on the establishment of the Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise in Port Arthur, Texas by the U.S. Coast Guard. This center is part of the U.S. Coast Guard's Marine Safety Enhancement Program. The center will be used by the U.S. Coast Guard as its focal point...

  • Coast Guard MSO keeps local seas safe and clean. Siedsma, Andrea // San Diego Business Journal;08/24/98, Vol. 19 Issue 34, p1 

    Details the responsibilities of the United States Coast Guard's Marine Safety Office (MSO) San Diego, which is based in San Diego, California. Main functions; Territory covered by the MSO; Number of employees; Strategies used by the office to identify sources of marine pollution.

  • Coast Guard: Update on Marine Information for Safety and Law Enforcement System: GAO-02-11. Koontz, Linda D. // GAO Reports;10/17/2001, p1 

    The Marine Information for Safety and Law Enforcement system is an information system to track marine safety and law-enforcement activities involving commercial and recreational vessels. In 1999, after spending about four years and $26 million, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) terminated a...

  • Asking Too Much? Wittman, Amy L. // Sea Power;Aug2008, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p4 

    The author reflects on several issues of the U.S. Coast Guard. She elucidates the services rendered by several Coast Guard officials in the U.S., particularly in protecting the country's ports, rescue operation on the high seas, and their active participation on drug prevention. The author cites...

  • Amendment of Marine Safety Manual, Volume III. Watson, James A. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;9/29/2011, Vol. 76 Issue 189, p60511 

    The article reports on the proposed policy of the Coast Guard to amend volume III of the Marine Safety Manual. The Coast Guard is planning to cancel its policy concerning the issuance of Merchant Mariner Credentials endorsed as Able Seaman-Mobile Offshore Units which is found in the chapter 16...

  • Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events in the Fifth Coast Guard District. Lee, William D. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;10/12/2011, Vol. 76 Issue 197, p63239 

    The article reports on the proposal of the U.S. Coast Guard to revise the list of special local regulations instituted for recurring marine events at various locations within the Fifth Coast Guard District. The proposal will add six new annual recurring marine events, change the date of events...

  • Coast Guard Reorganization: Much More Is Needed! DiRenzo III, Joe; Doane, Chris // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2006, Vol. 132 Issue 6, p69 

    This article focuses on the reorganization of the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard elected to initiate its reorganization from the bottom up, merging Groups and Marine Safety Offices into Sector Commands, thus creating a single command in charge of Coast Guard operations in its area of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics