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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 12, 2016 6:37:31 AM PST
Coast Guard urges Northeast fishermen to heed caution in extreme cold, wind chills
[Coast Guard Station Menemsha] Stock Image of Coast Guard Station Menemsha on Martha’s Vineyard BOSTON – The Coast Guard is urging the Massachusetts and Rhode... read more »

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February 12, 2016 11:09:04 AM PST
UPDATE: Unified Command continues response to Potomac River oil sheen
[Oil samples taken near Roaches Run Waterfowl Sanctuary] BALTIMORE — The Unified Command continues its investigation Friday of the oil sheen at Roaches Run Waterfowl Sanctuary near Arlington, Virginia. "The marine safety lab forensic petrole... read more »

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