Challenges & Opportunities

August 2013
Sea Power;Aug2013, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p26
The article discusses the challenges and opportunities for 9th District U.S. Coast Guard related to guarding of Great Lakes waters, despite the unavailability of advanced technology and assets. According to officials of Coast Guard there is need to upgrade the boat stations. It also highlights that with regards to growing demands of new assets, the cutter, the 140-foot icebreaking tug Morro Bay, was permanently transferred to the Ninth District in June 2013.


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