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The Lou McCall Christened - 12/19/2008
The City and Borough of Juneau honored the character and achievements of Lou McCall on Saturday, ...(view complete article)

IMO issues new LRIT procedures and protocols - 12/19/2008
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) approved new procedures and protocols for Long-Rang...(view complete article)

24 Hour Watch Set at Marine Exchange ... - 12/15/2008
Marine Exchange Stands up a 7x24 Hour Watch with the Marine Exchange tracking hundreds ...(view complete article)

USCG Proposed AIS and Notice of Arrival Regs - 12/15/2008
The Coast Guard issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that seeks to amend the vessels ...(view complete article)

Regional Exam Center moves . . . - 12/12/2008
The U.S. Coast Guard moved its Regional Examination Center for Southeast Alaska to a storefront ...(view complete article)

Marine Exchange Installs AIS in Pribilof Islands - 11/25/2008
The Marine Exchange, with the financial support provided by . . ..(view complete article)

Passing of Lou McCall . . . 11/24/2008
It is regret that we report that . . .(view complete article)

Sector Juneau Emergency Number . . . - 10/31/2008
Coast Guard Sector Juneau has requested that all facilities holding . . . (view complete article)

New AIS Transponder Approved . . . - 10/24/2008
Shine Micro announced October 16, 2008, that its RadarPlus AIS BX AIS transponder . . . (view complete article)

New Stability Proposed Rule . . . - 10/22/2008
The Coast Guard published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) . . . (view complete article)

Flashing Light Exams at RECs . . . - 09/30/2008
The Coast Guard announced that effective November 1, 2008, it will discontinue . . .(view complete article)

TWIC Deadline for Alaska Announced . . . - 09/29/2008
September 29, 2008, the US Coast Guard announced that enforcement . . .(view complete article)

COFR Coverage Changes . . . - 09/17/2008
September 17, 2008, the US Coast Guard issued a final rule . . . .(view complete article)

Navigation Study for Port of Juneau . . . - 09/15/2008
The Marine Exchange of Alaska is conducting a navigation study . . .(view complete article)

Licensing Regulations Revised . . . - 09/11/2008
On Thursday September 11, 2008, the Coast Guard published a final rule . . . (view complete article)

AIS Info Available from Barrow . . . - 07/24/2008
The Marine Exchange of Alaska in partnership with the Barrow Science Consortium . . ..(view complete article)

Sector Juneau Commander visits Marine Exchange . . - 07/22/2008
On July 22, 2008, the Marine Exchange of Alaska hosted . . .(view complete article)

Benkert Award to Alaska Chadux Corp . . . - 07/22/2008
The Alaska Chadux Corporation was a Gold Medal recipient . . .(view complete article)

Alaska Marine Pilotage Regulations Proposed . . . - 06/27/2008
On April 3, 2008, The Alaska Department of Commerce . . .(view complete article)

Non Tank Vessel Response Plans Deadline . . . - 06/25/2008
June 18, 2008, the Coast Guard announced . . .(view complete article)

Cape Decision AIS Radio Installation . . . - 06/23/2008
In early June 2008, the Marine Exchange . . .(view complete article)

EPA Proposes NPDES General Permit for Vessels - 06/17/2008
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued . . .(view complete article)

NOAA Raster Chart updates . . . - 06/11/2008
NOAA announced that there will be an interruption . . . (view complete article)

Marine Exchange Newsletter The Hawser . . . - 06/04/2008
After a too long period of absence, . . . (view complete article)

Vessel Security Officer Credential Required . . . - 05/20/2008
Effective June 19, the US Coast Guard is amending its regulations . . . (view complete article)

Foreign Crew Member Identification . . . - 05/19/2008
The US Coast Guard proposes to require each crewmember . . . (view complete article)

Waterway Guide Published . . . - 04/30/2008
The Marine Safety Task Force republished its Southeast Alaska Voluntary Waterway Guide . . .(view complete article)

Long Range Tracking Final Rule . . . - 04/29/2008
The rule requires transmission of the LRIT data for certain ships . . ..(view complete article)

TWIC Enrollment Center Opened . . . - 04/29/2008
TWIC Enrollment Center for Southeast Alaska opened for business . . . (view complete article)

New Alaska Charts Available . . . - 04/09/2008
The Marine Exchange advises that four new . . . (view complete article)

Coast Guard to host Industry Days . . . - 04/08/2008
The Coast Guard Sector Juneau and the Marine Exchange . . .(view complete article)

New Z Drive Tug for Cook Inlet . . . - 04/07/2008
The M/V Vigilant, a 6,700 horsepower tractor tug . . .(view complete article)

Charter Vessel Guidance from USCG . . . - 04/04/2008
The Coast Guard issued an information letter . . .(view complete article)

Pilotage Requirements Extended - 04/03/2008
The Alaska Department of Commerce . . . (view complete article)

Fishing Vessel Regulations Considered . . . - 03/31/2008
On March 31, 2008, the U.S. Coast Guard issued . . . (view complete article)

Possible GPS Problems Identified. . . - 03/27/2008
REPORTED GPS/AIS USER EQUIPMENT PROBLEMS . . .(view complete article)

Maritime Security Course Offered . . . - 03/24/2008
Cape International, Inc is offering . . . .(view complete article)

Sector Anchorage COTP Zone described . . . - 03/21/2008
The Coast Guard published a final rule regarding . . .(view complete article)

Coast Guard to host Industry Days . . . - 03/21/2008
The Coast Guard Sector Juneau and the Marine Exchange of Alaska are . . .(view complete article)

Security Arrangements for SBX Published . . . - 02/12/2008
The Coast Guard published an information pamphlet . . . (view complete article)

UAS Announces Maritime Courses . . . - 02/11/2008
The University of Alaska Southeast in Ketchikan announced . . . (view complete article)

LNG Ship Names Changed . . . - 02/07/2008
The Marine Exchange has learned that the two LNG tankers . . . (view complete article)

Columbia Crew Receives Award . . . - 02/01/2008
17th Coast Guard District Commander, Rear Adm. Arthur E. Brooks . . . (view complete article)

Immersion Suit Testing Requirements . . . - 01/29/2008
The Coast Guard asked the Marine Exchange . . . (view complete article)

Incorrect Tide Tables Published . . . - 01/17/2008
The Coast Guard published a Safety Notice . . . (view complete article)

Short Sea Shipping Law Passed . . . - 12/21/2007
President Bush signs Marine Highway Legislation . . .(view complete article)

Boarding Ladders to be Required on Fishing Vessels - 12/18/2007
The Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . . .(view complete article)

New Fiber Optic Cable for Southeast . . . - 12/14/2007
GCI announced the Southeast Submarine Fiber Optic Project . . . (view complete article)

Vessel Security Officer training certificates... - 12/13/2007
Ship Security Officer to Provide Evidence of Training by January 1, 2008 . . . (view complete article)

New EPA Regs for Diesel Engines . . . - 11/30/2007
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued . . . (view complete article)

Maritime Security Course Offered
Cape Internal is offering a course . . . (view complete article)

Towboat Inspection Checklist
The Seventeenth Coast Guard District . . . (view complete article)

TWIC Deployment Schedule . . . - 11/01/2007
The Transportation Security Administration . . . (view complete article)

Critical Habitat Areas Proposed for Right Whales - 10/29/2007
On October 29, 2007, the Department of Commerce . . . (view complete article)

TWIC Enrollment Centers Listed . . . - 10/04/2007
The Transportation Security Administration published . . . (view complete article)

Long Range Tracking Proposal . . . - 10/03/2007
The US Coast Guard on October 3rd, 2007, published a notice . . .(view complete article)

Small Entity Guides for TWIC cards . . .09/20/2007
The USCG and TSA published two new guides . . .(view complete article)

Special Permit for Explosives on barges - 09/18/2007
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration published . . .(view complete article)

Licensing Changes Proposed . . . - 09/17/2007
The US Coast Guard proposes to make various changes . . .(view complete article)

Safety Zone for Rocket Launch . . . - 09/10/2007
KODIAK, Alaska - The Coast Guard has established . . . (view complete article)

Safety Bulletin on Radio Equipment issued , , , - 09/07/2007
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Safety Notice concerning . . . (view complete article)

Licensing Classes Offered by UAS . . . - 09/05/2007
The University of Alaska Southeast in Ketchikan announces . . . (view complete article)

Passenger & Crew List Final Regulations . . . - 08/27/2007
The Department of Homeland Security . . .(view complete article)

New MARPOL Annex I requirements . . . - 08/27/2007
The Coast Guard issued a notice . . .(view complete article)

National Maritime Center news . . . - 08/17/2007
The updated organization chart for the National Maritime . . .(view complete article)

MXAK visits Juneau Steam . . . - 08/13/2007
The Marine Exchange visited the Juneau Steamboat Company . . .(view complete article)

Unalaska Emergency Towing Exercise . . . 8/08/2007
The City of Unalaska, The Coast Guard and the Alaska Department . . .(view complete article)

Documentation Documents Submittal . . . 8/02/2007
The Coast Guard published in the Federal register . . .(view complete article)

New Oil Record Books . . . 7/19/2007
The U.S. Coast Guard advised that a new version of the Oil Record . . . (view complete article)

TWIC Pre Enrollment Guidance . . . - 07/12/2007
The U.S. Coast Guard provided some general information . . . (view complete article)

NPDES Permits for All Vessels . . . 6/21/2007
The EPA issued a notice where they are asking for . . .(view complete article)

New NOAA Chart for Columbia Bay . . .6/15/2007
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA . . .(view complete article)

Reward for Shark Tags - 06/12/2007
The Auke Bay Laboratory is offering a reward for anyone who finds . . .(view complete article)

Southeast Alaska Waterway User Guide . . . - 06/04/2007
The Marine Safety Task Force published a new version of the . . . (view complete article)

Coast Guard launches Mariner Web Site . . . - 05/03/2007
WASHINGTON - Today the Coast Guard launched a website to . . . (view complete article)

Tongass Narrows Waterway Guide . . .05/04/2007
Coast Guard Sector Juneau published the 2007 version . . ..(view complete article)

Safe Port Act Hearings . . . - 04/30/2007
On April 26, the Subcommittee on Border, Maritime & Global Counterterrorism . . .(view complete article)

TWIC Card Summary Released . . .4/23/2007
The Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security . . .(view complete article)

CDC Lists Quarantine Information . . . 4/09/2007
The Center for Disease Control has provided . . . (view complete article)

Coast Guard Tongass Waterway User Guide Meeting . . . 4/06/2007
Coast Guard Sector Juneau announced a meeting to discuss . . . (view complete article)

Towing Vessel Inspection Checklists . . . 3/29/2007
The Marine Safety Detachment in Ketchikan has recently started . . .(view complate articled)

Southeast Alaska Industry Day Presentations . . . 3/28/2007
The Marine Exchange in conjunction with Sector Juneau hosted . . . (view complate articled)

TWIC Fees Announced . . . 3/20/2007
The Transportation Security Administration announced today . . . (view complate articled)

Southeast Alaska Industry Days . . . 3/14/2007
The Marine Exchange in conjunction with Sector Juneau will host . . . (view complate articled)

EPA Emission Standards for Marine Engines . . . 3/6/2007
The EPA issued a press release today . . . (view complate articled)

Ballast water changes possible . . . - 02/14/2007
The US Coast Guard is seeking comment on current ballast water . . ..(view complete article)

Cutter STORIS Decommissioned . . . 02/09/2007
The Coast Guard decommissioned the Coast Guard cutter STORIS . . ..(view complete article)

New Address for Marine Safety Center . . . - 02/08/2007
In a federal register notice dated February 8, 2007, the U.S. Coast Guard announced . . .(view complete article)

TWIC Final Rule Published . . . 01/25/2007
The Transportation Security Administration TSA published the . . .(view complete article)

Merchant Marine Credential Proposed . . . 01/25/2007
The U.S. Coast Guard proposed in the Federal Register . . . (view complete article)

DOT Proposes New ADA Rules . . . 01/22/2007
The Department of Transportation released a proposed rulemaking which . . . (view complete article)

Marine Exchange Moves to New Offices . . . 01/22/2007
After six years in the Merchant's Wharf Building location the Marine Exchange . . . (view complete article)

Advance Copy of TWIC Regs Available . . . 1/04/2007
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that . . . (view complete article)

UAS Announces Spring Semester Maritime Classes . . . 12/12/2006
The university of Alaska Southeast in Ketchikan announced . . . (view complete article)

Drug Tests and Physical Examination Requirements . . . 12/12/2006
The Coast Gaurd issued a notice in the Federal register reminding first class pilots . . . (view complete article)

EXAM CENTER SUPERVISOR POSITION AVAILABLE . . . 12/05/2006
Coast Guard Sector Juneau is looking to hire a civilian supervisor for . . .(view complete article)

ADDITIONAL ICE RULES IN EFFECT . . . 12/01/2006
The ice conditions in Cook Inlet have worsened considerably and . . .(view complete article)

Captain Position Available . . . 12/01/2006
Prince William Sound Cruises and Tours has a position available for . . .(view complete article)

Glacier Bay Vessel Management Plan Issued . . . 11/30/2006
The National Park Service issued a final rule for its Glacier Bay Vessel Management Plan . . . (view complete article)

Ship Security Alert Systems guidance issued... - 11/21/2006
The US Coast Guard issued Guidance for Writing . . . (view complete article)

Old EPIRBS to be phased out . . . 11/17/2006
This is a reminder that the COSPAS-SARSAT system will cease to monitor 121.5 / 243 MHz beacons commencing in February 2009 . . . (view complete article)

US Coast Guard Ice Rules in Effect for Cook Inlet . . . 11/16/2006
The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Western Alaska has put into effect . . . (view complete article)

FCC Marine Communications changes ... - 11/08/2006
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a notice stating . . . (view complete article)

New NOAA Chart for Alaska . . . 10/20/2006
On September 6, 2006, NOAA announced . . . (view complete article)

UAS Announces Maritime Courses . . . - 10/18/2006
The University of Alaska Southeast in Ketchikan announced the availability of . . . (view complete article)

Coast Guard to stress Certificates of Adequacy . . . 10/17/2006
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Southeast Alaska recently sent letters . . . (view complete article)

Coast Guard physical examination requirements ... - 09/28/2006
The Coast Guard issued two important notices in the Federal Register of September 28, 2006, rega...(view complete article)

Coast Guard seeks owner of derelict barge . . . - 09/27/2006
The Coast Guard is seeking the owner of the derelict barge that has been floating loose in the Gu...(view complete article)

New Coast Pilot for Alaska . . . - 09/15/2006
In order to promote safe navigation and enhance marine conservation, NOAA’s Office of Coast Surve...(view complete article)

Marine Exchange Receives Legacy Award - 08/24/2006
This August, the Pacific States / British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force awarded the Marine Exch...(view complete article)

USCG Licensing and Documentation Guidance . . . - 08/22/2006
The U.S. Coast Guard SECTOR Juneau released a newsletter with information for merchant marine pe...(view complete article)

TWIC Implementation Clarified . . . - 08/21/2006
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a notice in the Federal Register concerning the proposed Transporta...(view complete article)

Increased Limits of Liability for Oil Pollution . - 08/18/2006
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a notice in the Federal Register concerning increased limits of lia...(view complete article)

USCG Alaska SECTORS implemented . . . - 08/03/2006
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a notice in the Federal Register implementing the Sector organizati...(view complete article)

Alcohol Testing In Effect June 20, 2006 - 06/20/2006
On December 22, 2005 the Coast Guard revised its requirements for alcohol testing after a seriou...(view complete article)

MARAD Launches Merchant Marine Outreach System - 06/06/2006
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the creat...(view complete article)

Sector Juneau Issues Guidance for Tongass Narrows - 06/06/2006
The Captain of the Port Southeast Alaska has issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin regardi...(view complete article)

EPA Sets Low Sulfur Fuel Deadline for Alaska - 06/06/2006
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on June 6, 2006, issued a rule which basically states t...(view complete article)

Valdez Narrows Security Zones Defined . . . - 06/02/2006
The Coast Guard proposes to revise its Security Zone for Port Valdez and Valdez Narrows again. T...(view complete article)

Coast Guard to decommission oldest cutters . . . - 05/25/2006
The Coast Guard issued a Federal Register Notice today that it planned to issue a programmatic e...(view complete article)

Homeland Security TWIC and MMD Rulemakings - 05/22/2006
The Department of Homeland Security issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Transportation...(view complete article)

Marine Exchange to publish USCG Safety Bulletins - 05/18/2006
The Marine Exchange of Alaska now publishes U.S. Coast Guard Safety Bulletins on its web site. Th...(view complete article)

Maritime Pride and Education class graduates - 05/16/2006
The Marine Exchange of Alaska's Maritime Pride and Education Program graduated ten trainees from...(view complete article)

New Ferry for Southeast Alaska . . . - 05/15/2006
The InterIsland Ferry Authority started service with its newest ferry STIKINE. More details are ...(view complete article)

Homeland Security issues proposed rule for ID's - 05/12/2006
The Department of Homeland Security issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Transportation...(view complete article)

New District Commander visits Marine Exchange . . - 05/09/2006
The Marine Exchange of Alaska hosted the incoming Commander of the Seventeenth Coast Guard Dist...(view complete article)

USCG Requests Comments on Vessel Stability . . . - 05/03/2006
The US Coast Guard issued a Notice requesting public comments on voluntary interim measures for c...(view complete article)

Credentials Required for Facility Entrance details - 04/28/2006
The US Coast Guard issued a Notice informing the maritime community of acceptable identification ...(view complete article)

Homeland Security Department to ID Dock Workers - 04/26/2006
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a Press Release stating that the US Coast Gua...(view complete article)

Emergency Radio Procedures from USCG Auxiliary . . - 04/24/2006
The District 17 U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary announces the release of an Emergency Radio Procedures...(view complete article)

Passenger Vessel Security Zones Final Rule - 04/13/2006
The Coast Guard is establishing permanent moving Security Zones around all escorted High Capaci...(view complete article)

Coast Guard Sector Commands - 03/22/2006
The Coast Guard announced the creation of Sector Commands in Juneau and Anchorage. For complete ...(view complete article)

Passenger Vessel Security Zones Revision . . . - 02/28/2006
The Coast Guard is requesting in the federal register of February 28, 2006, comments on its pro...(view complete article)

Nontank Vessel Response Plan Guidance Update ... - 02/23/2006
The Coast Guard announced in the federal register that it had provided additional nontank vesse...(view complete article)

Right Whale Critical Habitat proposed rule ... - 02/10/2006
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is reopening the public comment period on t...(view complete article)

Marine Exchange tracks tanker stranding . . . - 02/06/2006
The Marine Exchange of Alaska's Automated Secure Vessel Tracking System witnessed and recorded t...(view complete article)

Mt. St. Augustine Safety Zone - 01/31/2006
On January 31, 2006, due to continuing eruptions of Mt St Augustine, the Coast Guard establishe...(view complete article)

Merchant Mariner Vital Information Validation ... - 01/13/2006
On January 13, 2006, the Coast Guard announced its intention of amending the maritime personnel...(view complete article)

Valdez Security Zones Final Rules ... - 01/13/2006
On January 13, 2006, the Coast Guard established permanent security zones encompassing the Trans...(view complete article)

Random Drug Test Rate for 2006 . . . - 12/28/2005
On December 28, 2005 the Coast Guard set the calendar year 2006 minimum random drug testing rate...(view complete article)

Marine Casualty Reporting Requirements . . . - 12/16/2005
The Coast Guard is amending its regulations governing marine casualty reporting requirements by ...(view complete article)

SELENDANG AYU Safety Zone extended . . . - 11/23/2005
The Coast Guard has extended the Safety Zone around the wreck of the SELENDANG AYU near Dutch Ha...(view complete article)

Coast Guard revises oily water separator standards - 11/03/2005
The Coast Guard proposes to revise its pollution prevention equipment regulations to make them ...(view complete article)

Coast Guard Security Zones - 10/31/2005
Alaska Marine Highway and High Capacity Passenger Vessels Security Zone: On October 31, 2005, t...(view complete article)

Marine Exchange launches new web site . . . - 10/26/2005
Marine Exchange Launches New ASVTS Web Site: On October 26, 2005, the Marine Exchanged launched...(view complete article)

Port Valdez Security Zones - 10/14/2005
Prince William Sound Security Zones: On October 14, 2005, the U.S. Coast Guard issued a notice ...(view complete article)

"Crash Stop" requirement removed - 09/26/2005
The Coast Guard is permanently removing a "crash stop" requirement for tanker escort vessels in ...(view complete article)

McCurnin Nautical Charts available in Alaska - 09/01/2005
The McCurnin Nautical Charts main office in Metairie, Louisiana, has been evacuated due to the fl...(view complete article)

NOAA expands marine weather broadcasts - 08/31/2005
VHF Weather Radio broadcasts are now available in central Chatham Strait on 162.500 MHz. In part...(view complete article)

Marine Exchange hosts McCurnin Nautical Charts - 08/19/2005
Recently the Marine Exchange of Alaska hosted meetings in Juneau with personnel from its partner ...(view complete article)

MARSEC level lowered . . . - 08/12/2005
Today the Department of Homeland Security announced that it was lowering the national threat lev...(view complete article)

Marine Exchange posts Coast Guard Regulations - 08/09/2005
The Marine Exchange of Alaska has just completed a project to post the complete text of Title 46...(view complete article)

Industry Training for Coast Guard Officer - 08/03/2005
Marine Exchange of Alaska Executive Director Captain Ed Page presents a Marine Exchange ball ca...(view complete article)

Coast Guard Implements Security Zones - 07/25/2005
JUNEAU, Alaska - Coast Guard officials here announced interim security zones around high capacity...(view complete article)

Marine Exchange Monitors Unimak Pass Traffic . . . - 07/11/2005
In conjunction with its partner company Port Graham Development Corporation, the Marine Exchange ...(view complete article)

ABS SURVEYOR article on TOTE ships reproduced . . - 07/07/2005
In its Winter 2003/2004 quarterly magazine SURVEYOR the American Bureau of Shipping highlighted...(view complete article)

Coast Guard traffic restrictions for PWS - 06/30/2005
On June 30, 2005, the U.S. Coast Guard proposed Regulated Navigation Areas and Limited Access Ar...(view complete article)

Coast Guard Nontank Vessel Response Plans reminder - 06/03/2005
Nontank vessel oil spill response plans - reminder On August 9, 2004, the Coast Guard and Marit...(view complete article)

ADA COMPLIANCE GUIDELINES FOR PASSENGER VESSELS - 05/26/2005
On May 26, 2005, the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board published inform...(view complete article)

U.S. Coast Guard issues Safety Alert for PFD's - 05/24/2005
Recently during several annual inspections of small passenger vessels, Coast Guard Marine Inspec...(view complete article)

GCI PLans Submarine Cable - 05/23/2005
In May 2005, GCI Announced plans to install a new fiber optic submarine cable in the Juneau area....(view complete article)

USCG Interim Policy re MARPOL Annex VI - 05/03/2005
On May 3, 2005, the U.S. Coast Guard issued a Policy Letter providing interim guidance regardin...(view complete article)

US Coast Guard MTSA Help Desk - 04/28/2005
The Coast Guard has updated it's MTSA-ISPS informational website to a new clean look with easy ...(view complete article)

US COAST GUARD NONTANK VESSEL NVIC - 04/27/2005
On February 4, 2005, the U.S. Coast Guard published Interim Guidance for the Development and Rev...(view complete article)

Marine Exchange of Alaska visits newest U.S. tanke - 04/21/2005
On April 18, 2005, the Alaska Tanker Company brought its newest tanker the MV ALASKAN EXP...(view complete article)

Coast Guard Proposes Inspections for Towing Vesse - 01/25/2005
p>Inspection of Towing Vessels: Notice; Request for Comments, and Notice of Public Mee...(view complete article)

AIS EQUIPMENT REQUIRED ON VESSELS BY 31 DECEMBER - 12/12/2004
AIS Equipment Required on vessels by Dec 31, 2004

The Coast Guard regulations found in...(view complete article)

COAST GUARD CHANGES BALLAST WATER NVIC - 11/10/2004
On October 29, 2004, the U.S. Coast Guard published Change 1 to NVIC 07-04 concerning Bal...(view complete article)

USCG COTP SEATTLE Notice of Arrival Policy - 09/29/2004
Advanced Notice of Arrival - Sep 29, 2004, Important Notice from Captain of the Port Puget S...(view complete article)

NOAA Issues Vessel Monitoring System Regs - 07/08/2004
On April 15, 2004, the Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration pr...(view complete article)

COAST GUARD ISSUES BALLAST WATER NVIC - 06/22/2004
On June 17, 2004, the U.S. Coast Guard published NVIC 07-04 concerning Ballast Water Manag...(view complete article)

Alaska Vocational Technical Center - 05/06/2004
The Maritime Department at Alaska Vocational Technical Center in Seward, AK is recruiting for a...(view complete article)

ALASKA LATEST REMOTE PRINTING SITE FOR OCEANGRAFIX - 04/16/2004
April 16, 2004-(ST.PAUL, MN)-The latest implementation of remote printing sites has recently taken p...(view complete article)

Marine Exchange of Alaska's Nautical Charts - 03/09/2004
Marine Exchange of Alaska now has the equipment to print charts on demand. These charts are on ...(view complete article)

Automatic Identification System Final Rule - 10/23/2003
Automatic Identification System; Vessel Carriage Requirement Final Rule Published. On Octobe...(view complete article)

Coast Guard Security Zone - 10/21/2003
Port of Anchorage Security Zone: On October 21, 2003, the U.S. Coast Guard issued a notice in t...(view complete article)

Handling of Class 1 (Explosive) Materials - 10/04/2003
The Coast Guard is updating ...(view complete article)

NOAA NEW EDITION CHARTS, AVAILABILITY, AND MARINER - 04/11/2003
NOAA recognizes two products as official NOAA paper nautical charts. They are: 1) The Charts-on-De...(view complete article)

NMFS Authorizes Alternative Satellite Comms - 12/27/2002
Based on the information provided by Marine Exchange of Alaska field tests of satellite communicat...(view complete article)

MXAK and McCurnin Nautical Announce Partnership - 12/27/2002
The Marine Exchange of Alaska is pleased to announce a new partnership with McCurnin Nautica...(view complete article)

Inmarsat C or D+? - 12/06/2002
Reprinted with permission of Digital Ship (w...(view complete article)

MISNA, Coast Guard Sign Agreement to Work Together - 10/03/2002
Maritime Information Service of North America

For Immediate Release Contact: Robert T. Bo...(view complete article)