Commercial Vessel Compliance

10/19/1207: Fall 2017 edition of the Cruise Ship Nat’l Center of Expertise newsletter now available

Submitted by Lt. Cmdr. Eric Jesionowski, National Cruise Ship Center of Expertise

The fall edition of the Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise’s (CSNCOE) newsletter is now available. The newsletter provides information on national and international policies and highlights success stories, best practices and achievements in the field.

This edition of the newsletter provides information to Coast Guard units and maritime stakeholders on a variety of topics:

• MISLE Data Entry Guide
• Website update
• Change of Operator/Owner Triggers an ISPS Exam
• E-Zero & QUALSHIP21
• Matters of Interpretation
• Field Notices
• And more…

Visit CSNCOE’s web site to view the current and past editions of the newsletter, found under the Public Affairs section, or just to see what CSNCOE offers.

CSNCOE is always looking to improve and better serve the Coast Guard and cruise shipping industry. Submit a question or comment here or visit CSNCOE’s website and select the “Contact Us” tab on the left side of the homepage.

The CSNCOE is one of six nationwide national centers of expertise focusing on providing industry specific consultation and services to the Coast Guard and maritime industry. The CSNCOE, located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, is the repository of Coast Guard expertise and best practices on the FPVE program and is focused on raising the competency, capabilities, and consistency Coast Guard wide in the field of cruise ship safety, environmental, and security requirements and examinations. As the industry liaison, the CSNCOE provides training and mission support to the Coast Guard and industry alike by memorializing a blend of these mentioned activities thus ensuring the lines of communication and interaction continue.

This blog is not a replacement or substitute for the formal posting of regulations and updates or existing processes for receiving formal feedback of the same. Links provided on this blog will direct the reader to official source documents, such as the Federal Register, Homeport and the Code of Federal Regulations. These documents remain the official source for regulatory information published by the Coast Guard.

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