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Coast Guard will impose entry conditions on certain ships

Coast Guard will impose entry conditions on certain ships

The U.S. Coast Guard said it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving in the United States from certain countries where effective antiterrorism measures have not been implemented in ports.

   The new conditions go into effect May 23 on ships that have visited the following nations during their last five ports of call: the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, and Nauru.

      For more information, call Lt. Galia Kaplan, (202) 366-2591, at Coast Guard headquarters in Washington, D.C.