5/18/2017: Hampton Roads safety assessment complete

The Port and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) brought together military, government and industry officials to identify risks in the waterways around the world’s largest naval complex.

4/28/2017: Coast Guard marine planning instruction

The Coast Guard has a major role in maintaining the U.S. Marine Transportation System (MTS); the more than 25,000 miles of inland, intracoastal and coastal waterways that connect the United States to the rest of the world and facilitate more than $4.5 trillion in trade every year. To ensure the U.S. Coast Guard meets those objectives, it recently released an instruction that details organic marine planning roles and responsibilities within a greater interagency framework.