The City of Memphis Fire Department is selling its 120′ firefighting barge. Can you please assist us in reaching out and sharing this email with your port stakeholders. It is being sold for $300,000 which is fair market value of the barge and equipment. Please see attached pictures and equipment information. Please don’t hesitate to…

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Subject:  CISA Releases Supply Chain Analysis Report: Lessons Learned During The COVID-19 Pandemic Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and government and industry members of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Task Force released an analysis report on the impact of COVID-19 on global supply chains.  Building A…

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Nova Southeastern University’s Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness is offering a FREE hazmat (hazwoper) awareness (8-hour) and Covid-19 (4-hour) maritime training. These programs are federally funded through grant training offerings that will be beneficial to everyone working in the inland river industry. Nova Southeastern University typically travels directly to the location to train, but…

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LA CROSSE, Wis., October 28, 2020—J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. (Brennan) announces certification in occupational health and safety management, quality management, and environmental management, in accordance with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Upon successful completion of certification audits by external auditor and registrar British Standards Institution (BSI), Brennan—an environmental remediation and marine construction contractor—achieved certification…

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For Immediate Release DRA’s investment will improve basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, healthcare access, and job training to support economic development in communities across Arkansas. CLARKSDALE, MS – Today, the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) announced a $5,325,649 investment that will boost economic development and improve the quality of life for Arkansas communities and residents.  The investment…

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BIG RIVER COALITION   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Contact: Sean M. Duffy, Sr. sean.duffy@bigrivercoalition.org (504) 338-3165 MISSISSIPPI RIVER SHIP CHANNEL DEEPENING TO 50 FEET BEGINS  New Orleans—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially kicked off the historic deepening of the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet tonight (September 11, 2020), as Weeks Marine’s…

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THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MARITIME AND PORT EXECUTIVES www.iampe.org For Immediate Release: September 15, 2020 A MAINE NOT-FOR-PROFIT IS MAKING A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON THE PORT INDUSTRY The International Association of Maritime and Port Executives (IAMPE) is a lean, not-for-profit, educational institution that over the last 6 years has provided industry-recognized management programs and professional…

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Critical Infrastructure Colleagues and Partners,   Today, CISA and FBI are issuing a joint cybersecurity advisory about Iranian-based malicious cyber actor targeting several U.S. federal agencies and other U.S.-based networks. Exploiting publicly known Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) dealing with Pulse Secure virtual private network (VPN), Citrix NetScaler, and F5 are the methods this threat…

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For your situational awareness.  If you have any questions, please let me know.  Thank you.   Chad Johnston Protective Security Advisor-Arkansas, Region VI Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency 501-414-1468 (Cell) Chad.Johnston@cisa.dhs.gov   CISA has published CISA/FBI joint Alert AA20-258A: Chinese Ministry of State Security-Affiliated Cyber Threat Actor Activity (TLP:WHITE) to the CISA/US-CERT website at the…

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