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6 Exxon Valdez and OPA 90: How congressional reaction to a major oil spill changed the U.S. Coast Guard
by CAPT Dennis L. Bryant
10 SS Marine Electric: Impetus for the Coast Guard’s premiere rescue swimmer program
by LCDR Sarah Rousseau
15 Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping: Why, what, and how?
by Mr. E.J. Terminella
19 Security Since 9/11: Creating the Maritime Transportation Security Act and the ISPS Code
by LT Bill Gasperetti
24 The Maiden Voyage of the Medical Certificate for Merchant Mariner Credentials
by Dr. Laura Torres-Reyes, M.D., M.P.H.
29 Addressing the Challenges of Cyber Security: Sector New York works to build beneficial relationships
by CAPT Michael Day and LT Chad Ray
35 Improving Deep Water Ocean Drilling Safety and Operations: Response to Deepwater Horizon
by Mr. James Rocco, Mr. Brian Bubar, and Mr. George Grills
41 Regulating New Materials: Fire protection implications and concerns
by LT Charles Taylor and Mr. Louis Nash
47 Advancements in Search and Rescue: Technological evolution in a digital SAR regime
by LT Laura Fitzpatrick
50 Testing our Defenses Against Aquatic Nuisance Species: Developing a means to rigorously assess treatment technologies for ships
by Lisa A. Drake, Ph.D., and Ms. Regina Bergner
55 Integrated Shipboard Electric Power Systems: How the lithium-ion battery changed propulsion
by LT Katharine A. Woods and LT Steven A. Lewis
60 Liquid Hydrogen: A pathway to zero-emissions, renewable vessel power
by Mr. Timothy E. Meyers, P.E.
65 Cyber Risk Management in the Maritime Transportation System
by LT Kevin Kuhn
70 Critical Observations for Maritime Operations: Waves and surface currents
by Julie Thomas, Lisa Hazard, Mark Otero, Eric Terrill, Todd Fake, Jack Harlan, and Robert E. Jensen
77 Look Mom—No Hands!: Dynamic positioning and its effect on the mariner
by LT Paul J. Folino, P.E.
80 Why We Should Care: The insurance market and changing maritime industry risks
by Mr. Michael Kingston, Esp.
87 Parasailing: Elevating safety standards
by CDR James T. Fogle
90 Subchapter M—Towing Vessel Regulations: A new approach to ensuring compliance
by LCDR William A. Nabach
93 A Future With Autonomous Ships
by Mr. Andreas Nordseth
96 Influences on the Robotic Hull Cleaning Market
by Brendan O’Connor, Evan Fitzgerald King, Carolyn Lowe, and Andrew Curran
102 Marine Inspections 2050: A day in the life of a future USCG marine inspector
by CDR Tracy Phillips, LCDR Frank Strom, and LT Ryan Mowbray, P.E.
Special Leadership Focus
108 Leadership in Routine Emergencies and Crises: The Deepwater Horizon incident
by Dr. Arnold M. Howitt, Dr. Herman B. Leonard, and Mr. David W. Giles
116 Maintaining Response Readiness Today and Tomorrow: Ensuring Coast Guard Reserve and industry leaders are prepared
by LCDR Jonathan Bernhardt
120 Safety Afloat: It’s all about culture
by Mr. Chris Fertig
124 Strategic Thinking: A culture clash in the Coast Guard
by CDR Meridena Kauffman
127 Leadership Lessons Learned: Early leadership experience sets stage for success
by Mr. Mike Lee
129 Effective Incident Response Leadership: Today’s challenges and complexities
by Mr. Ron Cantin, Mr. Kevin Sligh, and Ms. Kirsten Trego
133 The Art of Persuasion: A "must-have" characteristic for success at the IMO
by LCDR Tiffany Duffy
136 Integrating Science and Technology into Crisis Leadership
by Mr. Scott Lundgren
140 Pollution Response Planning: Re-evaluating contingency plans to mitigate potential obstacles
by LCDR Loraleigh Hild
4 Commandant’s Perspective
by Admiral Paul F. Zukunft
4 Champion’s Point of View
by Mr. Francis J. Sturm
143 Chemical of the Quarter: Understanding Alkylphenols and Alkylphenol Exothylates
by Mr. Tom Gleave
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