Operating & Environmental Standards

5/12/2016: Coast Guard releases policy letter on portable accommodation modules

The Coast Guard’s Office of Design and Engineering Standards  announces the availability of Policy Letter 01-16, Portable Accommodation Module (PAM) Guidance.

The policy is meant to be used as a consolidated guide by the officers in charge of marine inspections, PAM fabricators, authorized classification societies, and vessel and facility operators for design, plan review, installation, inspection and documentation of PAMs built for and/or installed on inspected vessels or facilities.

For more details, please view the entire policy letter.

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