The Port of New York Chapter of the USMMA Alumni Foundation is pleased to announce that Capt. Craig E. Bone, USCG, Commander USCG Activities New York, will speak at its joint luncheon with the Maritime Association, on Monday May 10th at the Yale Club.
The archived webcast will be available in Real Player and Windows Media Player shortly after the event. The event will be archived on www.maritimetv.com and www.tvworldwide.com.
Participants should have the latest version of either Windows Media Player or Real Video Player installed prior to the event.
About Captain Craig E. Bone
Today, the Captain of the Port is Captain Craig E. Bone, Commander, Coast Guard Activities New York. He oversees Activities New York, the largest Coast Guard operational field command. This command is responsible for operations from Sandy Hook, New Jersey north through the Port of NY/NJ and further northward on the Hudson River to the Canadian border on Lake Champlain. The USCG is responsible for port security, search and rescue operations, ice breaking, vessel traffic management, marine environmental protection, maritime law enforcement, vessel safety, marine licensing, navigational aids, boat safety programs and anti-terrorism/force protection. Under the Coast Guard's modernization program an upgraded Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) consists of 13 remote radar sites throughout the Port of NY/NJ. On an average day, this system monitors the transit of approximately 1400 commercial vessels in the area. As if this isn't enough, there are over 1 million square feet of CG shore facilities to oversee. There are 16 boats assigned at Staten Island, Rockaway, Ft. Totten, Sandy Hook, NJ and Burlington, Vermont.
Prior to his New York assignment, Captain Bone served in the Office of Personnel Management, the Office of Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection, and the Office of Waterways Management, Planning and Policy. Captain Bone graduated from the US Coast Guard Academy in 1977 and now holds two advanced degrees, a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University Industrial College of the Armed Forces and a Master of Science in Information Systems Technology from George Washington University. Captain Bone has been awarded three Meritorious Service Medals and four Coast Guard Commendation medals.
About TV Worldwide
As a leading global Internet broadcasting and streaming media company, TV Worldwide (www.tvworldwide.com) is developing a network of video channels that is an affiliation of community-based Internet television stations, each underwritten by a strategic partner, "aimcasting" SM to targeted demographic audiences worldwide. TVWorldwide.com works with strategic partners to develop the latest in live and archived state-of-the art video streaming content applications. TVWorldwide.com was recently named one of the streaming video industry's "Hottest Streaming Companies” by Streaming Magazine, www.streamingmagazine.com, and CEO Dave Gardy was honored by the magazine as one of the 50 Most Influential People in Streaming Media. Mr. Gardy currently serves as the president of the International Webcasting Association (IWA).