Coast Guard insists marine safety will ‘improve’ under new MCTS system

The Canadian Coast Guard says worries raised about marine safety as a result of the modernization and consolidation of its Marine Communications and Traffic Services (MCTS) centres is unfounded. That plan has many folks worried that frontline services like responding to distress calls and search and rescue communications could be impacted.  Greg Lick, director general of operations for Coast Guard, said MCTS services will be impacted, but in a positive way. “[Services] won’t be affected. If anything, they’ll be improved,” YES! Of course! Read the rest here 18:02

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