Faculty Advisor

Peet, R. Creighton

Faculty Advisor

Rolle, Marsha W.

Center

WASH / Washington, DC, Project Center

Abstract

The goal of this project was to analyze the U.S. Coast Guard's Alternate Compliance Program targeted vessel oversight initiatives, and to determine if an effective degree of oversight has been realized. We performed archival research and conducted surveys and interviews to complete our objectives. Our results indicate that improvements to the program's oversight could be achieved by improving the MISLE database, adopting a more sustainable vessel targeting matrix, and increasing inspector training opportunities.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2013

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Interdisciplinary Programs

Advisor Department

Biomedical Engineering

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