Maritime Administration News Release

News Release #: MARAD 10.21.11
Date: Oct 21 2011
Contact: Kim Riddle
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Anti-Piracy Demonstration Scheduled for Nov. 1 in Baltimore

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) and the Ship Operations Cooperative Program will conduct an anti-piracy technology and training demonstration aboard a MARAD vessel in Baltimore. The demonstration will include some of the latest techniques and equipment being used today, and provides the U.S. shipping industry, labor and government agencies an opportunity to examine and gauge the tools and technology available to reduce the risks associated with piracy. All maritime industry and labor representatives are invited to attend. Registration information is available at http://www.socp.us