The U.S. Coast Guard has announced that a Notice of Availability (NOA) pertaining to Coastal Zone Area Contingency Plan (ACP) guidance has been published to the Federal Register.
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is hosting a hybrid in-person meeting and teleconference of the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (NMERPAC) subcommittee for Task Statement 22-4, Mariner Workforce Issues on December 19th and 20th, 2022.
Marine Safety Alert: Ensuring proper pperation and detection of radar search and rescue transponders (SARTs)
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Casualty Analysis has released Safety Alert 12-22 to address issues that may reduce the effectiveness of a radar Search and Rescue Transponder (SART) during an emergency.
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is hosting a teleconference of the National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (NMEDMAC) subcommittee for Task Statement 21-6, Review of Medical Regulations and Policy to Identify Potential Barriers to Women in the U.S. Maritime Workforce, on November 28, 2022 from 10 am – 3 pm.
The Coast Guard Office of Design and Engineering Standards has released MSIB 06-22 to inform Coast Guard Officers in Charge, Marine Inspection (OCMI) and the maritime industry that FM-200 (also known as HFC-227ea or heptafluoropropane), a fire extinguishing agent, is being phased down in production as part of the recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule1 to reduce the production of greenhouse gases leading to global warming.