6/26/2018: Former American Waterways Operators chairman earns Public Service Award

Mr. James Farley was presented with a Meritorious Public Service Award, the second highest Coast Guard Public Service Award, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to navigation safety, environmental stewardship and homeland security during his decades-long involvement with the American Waterways Operators.

12/15/2017: Coast Guard remarks at the 12th Annual Patuxent Defense Forum, “Maritime Challenges Across the Arctic”

The one-day event brought together Arctic stakeholders from across government, academia, and industry to discuss a broad array of topics: U.S. Arctic defense strategy, international frameworks for cooperation, climate change, responsible resource extraction, energy development, tourism, territorial claims and defense issues.

5/30/2017: Op/Ed with Mr. Mike Emerson, director of marine transportation

This post includes a link to a Marine New Magazine’s opinion/education piece written by the director of marine transportation for the Coast Guard. The op/ed focuses on inland waterway issues such as navigational safety and regulations.