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64 st / February 2017 www.sea-technology.com February Issue 25 Years Ago 1992. Dr. Sylvia A. Earle resigned her post as chief scientist at NOAA. She stayed on as a part-time advisor to NOAA Administrator Dr. John A. Knauss. ... Oceanographer Mark Cane reported that sea surface temperatures increased off South America and re- versed near Indonesia and the Philip- pines, indicating another El Niño was developing. ... Commercial and recre- ational shark fishers were curtailed in the U.S. by requiring permits for the fishing and sale of shark meat. The U.S. also established commercial quotas and recreational bag limits, eliminated finning and established a data collec- tion program. 15 Years Ago 2002. The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy tested the process for intercepting a rogue ship trying to enter San Diego Bay. The drill helped to improve se- curity at the port. ... Northop Grum- man completed their acquisition of Newport News Shipbuilding Inc. ... The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Jacksonville, Florida, along with the Department of Defense agencies and the Jacksonville Port Authority, signed an updated memorandum of under- standing for the utilization of domestic civil port facilities and services nec- essary to support future military and commercial port readiness. 10 Years Ago 2007. U.S. Secretary of the Navy Don- ald C. Winter announced the name of USS Gerald R. Ford as the name of the first aircraft carrier in what would be the Gerald R. Ford class of carriers. ... The U.S. Navy accepted the delivery of the second in the LPD 17 class of amphibious transport dock ships, the USS New Orleans. It was the first West Coast-homeported ship of the San An- tonio class. The ship included an un- usual outer profile and a wide-area network, variety of firefighting sys- tems, sit up berths and advanced com- mand control capabilities. ... Bruce C. Gilman took over as president of the Marine Technology Society (MTS) for a two-year term after serving as presi- dent-elect for the past two years. ST st looks back ARGENTINA • AUSTRALIA • AUSTRIA • AZERBAIJAN • BANGLADESH • BELGIUM • BELIZE BERMUDA • BOTSWANA • BRAZIL • BRITISH WEST INDIES • BRUNEI • BULGARIA • CANADA CANARY ISLANDS • CENTRAL AFRICAN REP. • CHANNEL ISLANDS • CHILE • CHINA • COLOMBIA COOK ISLANDS • COSTA RICA • CROATIA • CUBA • CYPRUS • CZECH REPUBLIC • DENMARK DOMINICAN REPUBLIC • ECUADOR • EGYPT • ENGLAND • ESTONIA • FAEROE ISLANDS • FIJI FINLAND • FRANCE • GERMANY • GHANA • GREECE • HONDURAS • HONG KONG • ICELAND INDIA • INDONESIA • IRAN • IRELAND • ISRAEL • ITALY • JAMAICA • JAPAN • JORDAN KAZAKHSTAN • KENYA • KOREA • KUWAIT • LAOS • LATVIA • LITHUANIA • MACEDONIA MALAYSIA • MALDIVES • MALTA • MAURITIUS • MEXICO • MONACO • MOROCCO NORTHERN IRELAND • NAMIBIA • NETHERLANDS • NEW CALEDONIA • NEW ZEALAND NICARAGUA • NIGER • NIGERIA • NORWAY • OMAN • PAKISTAN • PERU • PHILIPPINES • POLAND PORTUGAL • QATAR • REPUBLIC OF CHINA • REPUBLIC OF KOREA • REPUBLIC OF PANAMA ROMANIA • RUSSIA • SAUDI ARABIA • SCOTLAND • SERBIA • SINGAPORE • SLOVENIA SOLOMON ISLANDS • SOUTH AFRICA • SPAIN • SRI LANKA • SWEDEN • SWITZERLAND • TAIWAN THAILAND • TONGA • TRINIDAD & TOBAGO • TUNISIA • TURKEY • TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS UKRAINE • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES • UNITED STATES • URUGUAY VENEZUELA • VIETNAM • WALES • WEST INDIES Compass Publications, Inc. • 1600 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1010, Arlington, VA 22209-2510 seatechads@sea-technology.com • T 703.524.3136 • F 703.841.0852 www.sea-technology.com Are you doing business in these countries? For more than 53 years, Sea Technology has delivered advertising messages to readers globally. Are you doing business in these countries? For more than 53 years, Sea Technology has delivered advertising messages to readers globally. SEA TECHNOLOGY SERVICES THE WORLD SEA TECHNOLOGY SERVICES THE WORLD

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