Often, it takes tragedy or other highly impacting incidents to bring about positive change. This is particularly true concerning safety improvements in the maritime industry. The 1990s were a milestone decade in maritime safety and environmental advances, following several important government and other stakeholder policy recommendations. This article describes new management practices--focusing on safety, human and natural environments, economic growth and mobility, and security--adopted by the U.S. Coast Guard's Office of Marine Safety and Environmental Protection (G-M) to help attain higher levels of maritime safety awareness, practices, and programs.

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    United States Coast Guard

    National Maritime Center, 4200 Wilson Boulevard
    Arlington, VA  United States  22203-1804
  • Authors:
    • Vergun, D
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  • Publication Date: 2000-4


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 12-19
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 57
    • Issue Number: 2

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00800437
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 23 2002 12:00AM