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Manning: Recruitment & Retention

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MarineNews October 2013  Volume 24 Number 10 BY THE NUMBERS 8 Drug & Alcohol Testing Why we do it ? INSIGHTS12 Brad Lima Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Massachusetts Maritime Academy . FINANCE24 Keeping up with the Jones (Act) The repeal of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 could be catastrophic. By Richard J. Paine Sr. RESPONSE & SALVAGE 26 OPA 90 Responder Provisions The Bene ts to the Scope of Coverage in an Expanded Responder Immunity Regime are many. By Jon Waldron PORT SECURITY 28 TWIC?s Last Hurdle is Scaled Card reader technology is tested, proven and in use, nationwide. By Joseph Keefe TRAINING32 Key to Recruiting & Retaining Kirby?s Investment Grows ? and Pays off Handsomely. By Susan Buchanan COMMUNICATIONS 38 Innovative for Offshore Safety Utility, functionality, and safety all come together in David Clark?s wireless headset communication systems. By Joseph Keefe SAFETY40 Now Hear This Better communication and hearing protection in the maritime environment through wireless headsets. By Michael Walsh 383212CONTENTSOctober 20132 MNMN October2013 Layout 1-17.indd 2MN October2013 Layout 1-17.indd 29/30/2013 11:00:42 AM9/30/2013 11:00:42 AM

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