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Chinese research icebreaker Xue Long

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on May 25, 2012

The Xue Long (Snow Dragon) is the premier polar vessel of the People’s Republic of China. It was built in the Ukraine in 1993 and modified upon its acquisition by China in 1994. Its major function is to serve as a resupply vessel and scientific research platform in the Antarctic and the Arctic.

USCG CDC Maritime Security Listening Session

Posted to Maritime Transportation Security News and Views (by John C.W. Bennett) on August 25, 2011

The US Coast Guard held the second of two Listening Sessions in Houston, TX on August 18, to discuss the development of a CDC Maritime Security National Strategy. Fortunately for those of us not in the Houston area, the session was webcast.