AWO’s strategic plan, Charting the Future, calls on the association to lead and support its members in continuously improving safety, security and environmental stewardship. To live that vision, AWO strives to create and advance a culture of safety, and not merely a culture of compliance. As we begin a New Year full of opportunities and challenges – including Subchapter M implementation this summer – AWO is launching a monthly e-newsletter, Navigating to Zero, to provide its members with a new resource on their safety journey.
Read about Congress's extension of the Small Vessel Discharge Exemption, the Coast Guard's newly released guidance on Subchapter M vessel design verification, and other news in this edition of the AWO Letter.
AWO President & CEO Tom Allegretti recently authored an op-ed that was featured in Maritime Executive, in which he reflected on his chairmanship of the American Maritime Partnership, the resiliency of the Jones Act fleet and the importance of defending the Jones Act.
Read about the Coast Guard’s newly released policy letter on deficiency reporting for Subchapter M TSMS option vessels, recent news on the Jones Act, AWO’s comments on the Brandon Road Tentatively Selected Plan, and other news in this edition of the AWO Letter.
Read about AWO's presentation to the Congressional Black Caucus Institute, recent news on the Jones Act, Hudson River Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment workshops, and other news in this edition of the AWO Letter.