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Ship caught in hurricaneAs we move into hurricane season, most US Coast Guard Sectors have circulated hurricane contingency plans. These plans provide guidance to the maritime community to prepare for and minimize disruption caused by severe weather conditions. Dennis Bryant of Bryant’s Maritime Consulting has created a document providing links to various hurricane contingency plans.

The National Hurricane Center website includes the latest hurricane weather forecasts.

FEMA – hurricane preparedness provides general information on preparing for the arrival of a hurricane in your vicinity.

About NETSCo’s Waterfront Structures Marine Engineering

Our heavy marine civil engineers focus their skill-set on near-shore engineering. This experience includes testing and condition assessment of waterfront structures and other port facilities, fixed and floating piers, recreational facilities, transportation facilities, harbor protection, and working waterfronts such as, boatyards, dry docks, and other heavy industrial shoreline projects. The nature of these projects makes them universally sensitive with respect to environmental issues and potential impacts visiting ships. Our team has a proven success in engineering for waterfront structures with exceptional capabilities in project mitigation efforts; offering high value to our clients.