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American Boat and Yacht Council and Coast Guard launch online risk mitigation event

Maritime CommonsThursday, August 5, 2021 - 1:53 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard and The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) are launching a new series of one-day events dedicated to mitigating the risk in designing and building recreational boats. [ Read Full Article ]

National Maritime Center commanding officer underscores importance of merchant mariner credentials

Maritime CommonsThursday, August 5, 2021 - 11:14 AM
The new commanding officer of the National Maritime Center underscores the importance of merchant mariners credentials. [ Read Full Article ]

IMO Announces 2021 Exceptional Bravery at Sea Awards

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:27 AM
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has awarded the 2021 Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea to Mr. Tran Van Khoi from Viet Nam for his extraordinary courage, determination, and endurance. [ Read Full Article ]

U.S. Coast Guard addresses threats to National security in updated Cyber Strategic Outlook

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 3, 2021 - 10:44 AM
The Coast Guard has released an updated Cyber Strategic Outlook to address the rising threat of cyber-attacks against critical maritime systems essential to the Nation’s economy and security. [ Read Full Article ]

Policy Letter: Adoption of ANSI/CAN/UL 12402-4 (guidance for obtaining U. S. Coast Guard approval of lifejackets meeting the requirements of 46 CFR 160.055)

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 2, 2021 - 9:25 AM
The U.S. Coast Guard has published Policy Letter 02-21 which builds upon previous efforts to harmonize Personal Floatati [ Read Full Article ]

Liftboat Seacor Power marine board of investigation announces COVID-19 protocols, media briefing, daily schedule

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 30, 2021 - 5:12 PM
The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct a formal public hearing starting Monday, August 2 in Houma, La, to consider evidence related to the capsizing of the Liftboat Seacor Power and the loss of 13 of its 19 crewmembers. [ Read Full Article ]

Federal Register Notice: Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee Meeting

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 30, 2021 - 12:50 PM
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee (Committee) announced in the Federal Register that it will will meet in Cape Vincent, New York, to discuss matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies. The meeting will be open to [ Read Full Article ]

Coast Guard to convene public hearing into loss of Liftboat Seacor Power

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 29, 2021 - 3:19 PM
The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct a formal public hearing starting Monday, August 2 in Houma, La, to consider evidence related to the capsizing of the Liftboat Seacor Power and the […] [ Read Full Article ]

Federal Register Notice: Proposed distribution of scheduled Navigation Safety Messages (Broadcast Notice to Mariners) by mobile and internet methods

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 16, 2021 - 1:17 PM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is seeking comments regarding phasing out the process of distributing local broadcast notice to mariners by routine VHF radio broadcasts. [ Read Full Article ]

Federal Register Notice: Cancellation of obsolete Navigation and Inspection Circulars

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 15, 2021 - 2:41 PM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register the cancellation of several obsolete Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars (NVIC). [ Read Full Article ]

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