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12/28/2015: Out of water survival craft – Frequently asked questions

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 28, 2015 - 1:30 PM
The Coast Guard is posting a new FAQ to address recently published policy letter regarding out of water survival craft. [ Read Full Article ]

12/28/2015: Collection of information under review by the Office of Management and Budget – Commercial fishing industry vessel safety regulations

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 28, 2015 - 1:08 PM
The Coast Guard seeks comment on commercial fishing industry vessel safety regulations. [ Read Full Article ]

12/28/2015: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget – Plan approval and records

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 28, 2015 - 1:05 PM
The Coast Guard seeks comment on plan approval and records for tank, passenger, cargo and miscellaneous vessels, mobile offshore drilling units, nautical school vessels and oceanographic research vessels. [ Read Full Article ]

12/24/2015: New bi-weekly maritime cyber bulletin published

Maritime CommonsThursday, December 24, 2015 - 9:36 AM
The Coast Guard recently created a bi-weekly maritime cyber bulletin to facilitate a greater understanding of the threats and hazards that impact the marine transportation system. [ Read Full Article ]

12/22/2015: Coast Guard and industry navigate the future of liquefied gas

Maritime CommonsTuesday, December 22, 2015 - 9:58 AM
Read about a forum where senior Coast Guard leaders and liquefied gas industry experts came together to prepare for the increased use of liquefied gases throughout the maritime community. [ Read Full Article ]

12/21/2015: VHF-DSC Radio equipment installation requirement for inspected passenger and commercial fishing vessels

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 21, 2015 - 2:17 PM
The Coast Guard published guidance on how to verify the installation of required VHF radios with digital selective calling capabilities on inspected domestic passenger vessels and commercial fishing vessels as required by January 2016. [ Read Full Article ]

12/21/2015: Requirements for out of water survival craft and replacement of life floats and rigid buoyant apparatus

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 21, 2015 - 2:16 PM
The Coast Guard published guidance on replacing existing life floats and rigid buoyant apparatus with approved survival craft that insures no part of an individual is immersed in water as required by certain vessels February 26, 2016. [ Read Full Article ]

12/21/2015: Guidance on port state control examinations for foreign flagged yachts

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 21, 2015 - 2:12 PM
The Coast Guard set forth procedures for the examination of foreign flagged yachts that are passenger vessels and for other such vessels measuring 300 or more gross tons as measured under the ITC operating in U.S. navigable waters. [ Read Full Article ]

12/21/2015: Maritime awareness security terrorism training cybersecurity symposium

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 21, 2015 - 2:10 PM
The 2016 Maritime Awareness Security Terrorism Training Cybersecurity Symposium is being hosted in Texas. Read the post for information on registration details. [ Read Full Article ]

12/18/2015: Cooperative research and development agreement – Diesel outboard engine development

Maritime CommonsFriday, December 18, 2015 - 9:36 AM
The Coast Guard announces its intent to enter into a cooperative research and development agreement, or CRADA, with Mercury Marine to evaluate and test the advantages, disadvantages, required technology enhancements, performance, costs, and other issues associated with diesel outboard engine [ Read Full Article ]

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