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February 8, 2016 10:14:46 AM PST
US Coast Guard approves official electronic charts
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard published guidance Feb. 5 that allows mariners to use electronic charts and publications instead of paper charts, maps and publications. The Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular, NVIC 01-16 establishes uni... read more »

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February 11, 2016 4:14:05 PM PST
Coast Guard, good Sams respond to disabled fishing boat 30 miles south of Block Island
[A 45-foot response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Point Judith escorts the disabled fishing boat Lois Virginia into Point Judith Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. Lois Virginia became disabled about 30 miles south of Block Island and made it back to s... read more »

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February 10, 2016 2:43:03 PM PST
UPDATE/PHOTOS AVAILABLE: Unified Command continues investigation, response to Potomac River ...
[Petty Officer 3rd Class Cody Fleshman, of the Coast Guard Atlantic Area Strike Team, inspects the storm drain system on South Fern Street in Arlington, Va., Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The agencies are checking storm drain systems as part of an investi... read more »

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