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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 ]

Federal Register Notice: National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee Meeting; May 2022 teleconference

Maritime CommonsMonday, April 18, 2022 - 2:14 PM
The National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (N-MERPAC) will host its second meeting virtually on May 3, 2022. [ Read Full Article ]

D8 OCS MSIB: Reporting requirements and mooring arrangements for MODUs and velssels completing OCS activities intending to cold stack

Maritime CommonsMonday, April 18, 2022 - 10:26 AM
The Eighth District Outer Continental Shelf Officer in Charge has issued Marine Safety Information Broadcast 22-01 titled "Reporting Requirements and Mooring Arrangements for MODUs and Vessels Completing OCS Activities Intending to Cold Stack". [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Cybersecurity awareness and action

Maritime CommonsTuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:20 PM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 02-22 “Cybersecurity Awareness and Action”. [ Read Full Article ]

Policy Letter Update: Subchapter M enforcement posture for certificate of inspection phase-in requirements

Maritime CommonsTuesday, April 12, 2022 - 10:18 AM
The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) has announced the issuance of Policy Letter 20-01, CH.1 – Subchapter M Enforcement Posture for Certificate of Inspection Phase-In Requirements. [ Read Full Article ]

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