The Coast Guard Journal of Safety & Security at Sea: Proceedings of the Marine Safety & Security Council

Digital Edition

Proceedings Summer 2014

Volume 71, Number 2

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Table of Contents


One Stop Shop
The Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise
by Mr. Jason Yets
The Coast Guard Traveling Inspection Staff
Continuing a 100-year legacy of safety expertise
by CAPT Eric Christensen (Ret)
Healthy Cruise Ships
CDC's Vessel Sanitation Program
by CDR Luis O. Rodriguez

Inspections & Exams

Alternative Cruise Ship Design
Working with the industry to ensure fun designs remain safe
by LCDR Brent C. Yezefski and Mr. Tom Woodford
The Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010
Ensuring accountability in passenger safety
by LT Michael Metz
Foreign Passenger Vessel Examinations
The environmental survey
by LTJG Dimitrios Wiener and LT Michael Metz
Following the Rules
The role of the classification society in passenger ship safety
by Mr. George Zeitler
Initial Certificate of Compliance Examinations
Getting it right before the vessel leaves the shipyard
by LT James Schock


Ride-Along Training Program
A behind-the-scenes look at the PSSC survey
by LT Kevin Whalen and CWO3 Aaron Van Huysen
Training for the Future
The science of building a proficient workforce
by LT Sarah Geoffrion and Mr. Richard W. Symonds
The Advanced Foreign Passenger Vessel Examiner Course
Improving field expertise and organizational performance
by Mr. Brad Schoenwald
Black Swan 2013
A behind-the-scenes look at the Coast Guard's largest mass rescue operation exercise series
by Mr. Paul Culver and Mr. Jesse Rangle


The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
Addressing Alaska's cruise ship wastewater discharge requirements
by Mr. Rob Edwardson
Alaska Wastewater Standards
Closing the doughnut hole loophole
by LCDR Jason Boyer
Ocean Rangers
Monitoring marine discharge requirements
by Mr. Rob Edwardson
Port Everglades Gets It Done Safely
The multi-layered approach to safety and security
by Mr. Glenn A. Wiltshire, CAPT USCG (Ret) and Ms. Ellen Kennedy

Lessons Learned

Pleasure Trip Gone Wrong
"There is a fire, is a fire..."
by Sarah K. Webster

On Deck

Assistant Commandant's Perspective
By Rear Admiral Joseph A. Servidio
Champion’s Point of View
By CDR Bradley W. Clare
Chemical of the Quarter: Nitromethane
by Ms. Stephanie Jocis
Nautical Queries
Upcoming Events
Upcoming in Proceedings
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