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Fall 2018


Proceedings Fall 2018

Volume 75, Number 2


Captain of the Port Authorities

Safeguarding America’s Waterways    




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 Captain of the Port Authorities 

6 The Captain of the Port: A vital authority in service to our nation
by CAPT Andrew E. Tucci

10 Taking Charge!: Critical success factors for a captain of the port
by CDR Kirsten Trego, CDR Caroline Beckmann, and CDR Justin Jacobs

14 Coast Guard Captain of the Port: A brief history
by Larry Brooks

19 The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and the COTP: Integration and support of Coast Guard marine safety operations
by Barry Berg


Waterways Management 

25 The Coast Guard's Waterways Management Program: Past progress, future direction
by LCDR William Albright and LCDR Eric Stahl

30 Dynamic Under Keel Clearance Project
by LCDR Isaac D. Mahar

33 Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment
by Michael Emerson

35 The Coast Guard's Marine Transportation System Recovery Program: More than a decade of increasing effectiveness
by Joseph Couch and Douglas Campbell

41 Marine Planning: Analyzing requirements before making changes that affect the marine transportation system
by Paul Crissy and George Detweiler

48 Rollin' on the River: Mitigating environmental and economic impacts during high/low water seasons through government/industry collaboration
by LCDR Howard Vacco

52 A Tale of Two Rivers
by Matt Lagarde

57 Chicago's Waterway System: Competing demands on Chicago's shared waterways
by LT John Ramos

61 Public Safety on the Burning River
by LCDR Michael J. Dougherty


Additional Responsibilities 

64 Cook Inlet Ice Guidelines: A best practice for stakeholder engagement
by LTJG David Parker and CDR Justin Jacobs

69 Wildfires and the Captain of the Port: Lessons learned from the Eagle Creek fire
by CAPT Tom Griffitts and LCDR Laura Springer

72 Big Events in the Big Apple: Marine events in Sector New York
by LT Rebecca Miller

77 Florida's Future in Space Travel: Pioneering Coast Guard support of the commercial space industry
by A. Eugene Stratton

83 Coast Guard Sectors and Bridge Program Management
by Brian Dunn


On Deck

4 Assistant Commandant's Perspective
by Rear Admiral John P. Nadeau 

4 Champion's Point of View
by Rajiv Khandpur 

90 Chemical of the Quarter: Understanding Tetrachloroethylene
by Hillary Sadoff


Nautical Queries

91 Engineering

93 Deck


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