Are IMO regulations tough enough to keep national governments from imposing stricter measures?

Only partly
No--expect a slew of regional regs!

Marine Log

July 9, 2007

$8.1 million Navy contract for NASSCO

National Steel and Shipping Company (NASSCO), San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $8,164,259 cost-plus-award-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-4402) for repairs and alterations scheduled during the Non-Docking availability of the USS Dubuque (LPD-8). National Steel and Shipbuilding Company furnishes the material, supports (electrical, crane, and rigging) and facilities necessary for the maintenance and modernization of the LSD/LPD Class ships. This availability includes replacement of generating tubes, main propulsion boilers number one and two and overhaul of remote operator for main condenser seawater system valve in machinery room number two.Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by October 2007.Contract funds in the amount of $7,919,331 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.The Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity. .