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64 st / April 2017 www.sea-technology.com April Issue 25 Years Ago 1992. The U.S. Coast Guard formed a negotiated rulemaking advisory com- mittee. The committee advised and consulted with the Coast Guard staff preparing the tank vessel regulations mandated by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. ... National Science Foundation- funded scientists said as a result of in- creased mid-ultra violet radiation from the ozone hole over the Antarctic, phy- toplankton production in the waters de- creased by six to 12 percent during the austral spring. ... Bender Shipbuilding & Repair of Mobile, Alabama, launched the first of 16 offshore response vessels for the Marine Spill Response Corp., Washington, D.C. 15 Years Ago 2002. House Science Committee Chairman Sherwood Boehlert (R-N.Y.) released the following statement in re- sponse to George W. Bush's clean air and global climate change proposals: "I'm encouraged by President Bush's clean air and global climate change proposals, both of which represent a significant forward movement on the part of the administration." ... The U.S. Navy established the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) program office February 2002. It was the central point of authority and accountability for the NMCI program. ... Martin "Mac" Ma- cArtney passed away after a short battle with cancer. MacArtney co-founded MacArtney Underwater with his wife Winnie in 1978. 10 Years Ago 2007. The USS Ronald Reagan earned the 2006 Commander Naval Air Force Carrier Battle Efficiency E award for the West Coast, the first Battle E ever for the Navy's newest, at the time, aircraft car- rier. ... Seven personnel practiced lock- ing out from the attack submarine the USS Los Angeles during ESCAPEX at the U.S. Navy's Southeast Alaska Acoustic Measuring Facility in Ketchikan, Alas- ka. They wore special suits designed to enable a free ascent from a stricken submarine. ... Data from NASA's Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite re- vealed a subglacial water system be- neath the West Antarctic ice sheet. 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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