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SOCP US Mariner Crew Change Facilitation Guidance COVID-19

US Mariner Crew Change Facilitation Guidance for COVID-19

The Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) has announced the development and release of the U.S. Mariner Crew Change Facilitation Guidance for COVID-19 (Revision 1.0). The SOCP Safety and Health Working Group, led by Captain Cole Cosgrove, Working Group Chair, spearheaded this effort at the request of industryto help operators manage crew changes as safely as possible. SOCP membership, association friends,

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$19.6 Million Available in Grants for US Small Shipyards

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the availability of $19.6 million in federal funding to support capital improvements and employee training at small U.S. shipyards.  The Small Shipyard Grant Program helps modernize eligible shipyard operations by improving efficiency and fostering quality ship construction, repair and reconfiguration. The private American shipyards that build and repair America’s military and

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