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Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 01-22 – Updated frequently asked questions

Maritime CommonsFriday, May 6, 2022 - 11:15 AM
The Coast Guard published a Frequently Asked Questions document supporting Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 01-20 and cyber inclusion in Facility Security Plans. [ Read Full Article ]

Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 01-20 – Updated frequently asked questions

Maritime CommonsFriday, May 6, 2022 - 11:15 AM
The Coast Guard published a Frequently Asked Questions document supporting Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 01-20 and cyber inclusion in Facility Security Plans. [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Alert: Verify gateway handhold arrangements

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 4, 2022 - 12:08 PM
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 04-22, to addresses the importance of verifying the correct arrangement of handholds in embarkation gate arrangements aboard merchant vessels. [ Read Full Article ]

Notice of Public Meeting: Shipping Coordinating Committee Meeting in Preparation for International Maritime Organization MEPC 78 Meeting

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 4, 2022 - 10:14 AM
The Department of State will conduct a public meeting of the Shipping Coordinating Committee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, by way of teleconference. [ Read Full Article ]

Ms. Mayte Medina awarded the Ordre du Mérite Maritime by French government

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 29, 2022 - 10:15 AM
On April 26, 2022, Ms. Mayte Medina was honored by the government of France with the Ordre du Mérite Maritime in a small ceremony in London.  [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Suspension of USCG inspection fees for TSMS Option – Subchapter M Towing Vessels

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 28, 2022 - 1:50 PM
Effective March 15, 2022, the U.S. Coast Guard may not charge vessel inspection user fees for towing vessels using the Towing Safety Management System (TSMS) option for documenting compliance with Title 46 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Subchapter M. [ Read Full Article ]

2021 Port State Control Annual Report

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 28, 2022 - 1:27 PM
The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance is pleased to announce the release of the U.S. Port State Control Annual Report for 2021. [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Atlantium Technologies

Maritime CommonsMonday, April 25, 2022 - 3:16 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 48th U.S. Coast Guard BWMS Type Approval Certificate to Atlantium Technologies. [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Newly published technical standard addresses LED radio interference to maritime VHF radio and AIS

Maritime CommonsMonday, April 25, 2022 - 3:03 PM
The Coast Guard Inspections and Compliance Directorate has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 03-22 to inform mariners of newly published technical standard addressing LED radio interference to maritime VHF radio and AIS. [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: COVID-19 Safety Requirements in the Maritime Transportation System: Change-5

Maritime CommonsTuesday, April 19, 2022 - 4:48 PM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 02-21 Change 5 “COVID-19 Safety Requirements in the Maritime Transportation System”. [ Read Full Article ]

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