Senators to Trump Admin: Don’t cut Coast Guard budget; SmartPredict aims to reduce maneuvering risks

Senators to Trump Admin: Don't cut Coast Guard budget
Senators to Trump Admin: Don’t cut Coast Guard budget
March 13, 2017 — Mexico isn’t going to pay for that wall and neither will the Coast Guard, if a bipartisan group of U.S. senators have their way. According to reports, the FY 2018 Presidential Budget Request could seek an almost 12 percent cut in the service’s budget, apparently in an effort to help pay for increased expenditures elsewhere in the Department of Homeland Security.

SmartPredict aims to reduce maneuvering risks
SmartPredict uses proven DP analysis algorithms to evaluate forces affecting the vessel.
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