Forging partnerships for the environment

The U.S. Coast Guard has been a maritime steward of the environment dating as far back as the 1820’s when the Revenue Cutter Service was assigned to protect timber reserves, used for shipbuilding, in Florida. As operations and demands changed over […]


IMO adopts 200-mile North American Emissions Control Area

Earlier today, the International Maritime Organization announced the establishment of an Emissions Control Area (ECA) to prevent pollution from ships in waters off North American coasts. Today’s announcement reflects an amendment to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships […]