Holland America Cruises has appointed Daved F. Lauth vice president of Technical/Nautical Operations. In this new senior management position, Mr. Lauth will be responsible for the strategic planning and analysis of Holland America's technical and nautical needs as well as the coordination of technical and nautical operations with other divisions within the company.
Mr. Lauth, a rear admiral with 31 years of service in the U.S.
Coast Guard, enjoys a national reputation as an outstanding manager, having had the responsibility of directing the activities of over 1,400 military and c i v i l i an personnel in Hawaii, Guam, Japan, American Samoa and other locations in the Pacific Basin. During his Coast Guard career, Mr. Lauth worked to implement the National Safety Program for recreational boating. As Deputy Director for the U.S.
Coast Guard he set policy for personnel administration on boating safety, and had active command of several Coast Guard vessels.
Mr. Lauth holds a degree in engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and a master's degree in public administration from the University of Pittsburgh.
Navigating through U.S. Maritime Security Requirements The U.S. Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) imposes various maritime security requirements on operating in waters subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Maritime security regulations promulgated by the U.S. Coast Guard
Capt. Barry C. Roberts, USCG, recently assumed command of the U.S. Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Md. He becomes the 29th commanding officer in the 82-year history of the yard, the only shipbuilding and repair facility of the U.S. Coast Guard. During a recent ceremony, Rear Adm. Robert S. Lucas
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The U.S. Coast Guard has approved Sarex oil/water separators to control polluted waters being discharged from shipboard bilges and shoreside stations. Said to be the first such certification issued by the Coast Guard for oil/water separators, it was granted to Separation and Recovery Systems, Inc.
The September hearing held by the House subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation centered on maritime transportation regulations and their ultimate impact on safety, security, jobs and the environment. As various industry advocates used the public venue as a vehicle to vent and for elected
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WORKBOATS SOUTHERN TOWING COMPANY Are the Z-drives as robust as conven- off the exterior edges of the propeller. you have more of an effect on slowing awesome, it is just a phenomenal orga- tional? No. But life is a compromise and You can have a cort nozzle that solves down the vessel at 90 degrees than
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