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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 9, 2016 12:01:28 PM PST
Feature release: Boston Heroes - An instinct to save
[ Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hollerbach pauses for a portrait, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, at Coast Guard Station Boston’s small boat pier. Hollerbach was involved in a rescue while off duty during the summer of 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty... read more »

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February 9, 2016 9:25:04 AM PST
UPDATE, PHOTO AVAILABLE: Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned fishing boat near Carolina Be...
[The 41-foot fishing boat Allicat lays overturned in the Snow's Cut canal Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach crews rescued two men from an overturned vessel near Carolina Beach, N.C., and transferred them to EMS ser... read more »

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