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Death toll at 50 in massive explosions at Chinese port and crude oil.Ships carrying oil and "hazardous products" were barred from the port Thursday, the Tianjin Maritime Safety Administration said on its official microblog. It also said vessels were not allowed to enter the central port zone...
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A Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team, out of San Pedro, Calif., lowers a person from a Jayhawk helicopter onto the Petersburg-based Coast Guard...
U.S. Coast Guard is training anti-terrorism commandos

...when Lt. Shawn Decker, the SPAR's executive officer, asked his crew if any wanted to sign up for the created the Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST-911), the service's own counter-terrorism squad. "I can swim better than I can...
New Coast Guard antiterrorism unit comes to Alaska

...Each team bears a number designation beginning with 911. The 74 men and two women who form the Coast Guard's Maritime Safety and Security Team 91111, the Anchorage force commissioned Oct. 15, can meet a terrorist threat or incident in a...
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...Samuel Gompers as a Machinist Mate 3rd Class. Bernice Hansen Secretary, District Seventeen U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Safety Division ... to Eagle Wings Community Church SERRC-Alaska's Educational Resource Center, wants to thank the...
USCG to hold change of command ceremony

...approximately 200 active duty, reserve and civilian members. She recently completed a fellowship in national security at Harvard's Kennedy School. Her research focused on the development of maritime safety and security regimes in the Arctic.
Marine Exchange earns public service award

...important. "I call it the good-housekeeping seal of approval," he said. "The Coast Guard really is trying to add maritime safety and environmental protection, and they're ultimately considered the premiere maritime service, so their endorsement...
Alaska editorial: Don't wait until more disasters happen

...shipping safety measures. Sen. Ted Stevens still has clout in the Capitol, Rep. Don Young knows the Coast Guard and maritime safety issues well, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski is an up-and-comer, looking for issues to advance Alaska's interests...
Armed CG boats escort state ferries

...Guard has escorted ferries before but would not disclose how often is typical. The supporting crew is known as the Maritime Safety and Security Team, which includes six response boats and is based in Anchorage. Juneau-based ships are not being...
Coast Guard celebrates 221st birthday, official month designation

...the brave men and women of the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard has 42,000 active duty personnel and is the premier maritime safety and marine law enforcement agency, a branch of the Armed Forces and the sole military organization within the Department...


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