Commercial Vessel Compliance

7/25/2018: Registration open for Gulf of Mexico Area Maritime Security Committee’s annual exercise

The Gulf of Mexico Area Maritime Security Committee is holding its annual table top security exercise in Galveston, Texas, and is inviting all maritime stakeholders and government agencies operating in the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to participate. Eighth Coast Guard District leadership will be in attendance including the newly arrived Officer in Charge of Marine Inspection for the OCS, Capt. Russell Holmes.

The exercise, Gulf Guardian, will focus on unique physical security threat identification, assessment, and communications procedures for stakeholders and agencies in the Gulf of Mexico OCS. Completion of this exercise will count toward annual Maritime Transportation and Security Act exercise requirements.

Texas A&M Aggie Special Event Center
200 Seawolf Parkway
Galveston, Texas

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (CST)

To register for the event, download the registration form available on the Coast Guard’s District 8 OCS website, and email it to Mr. Nick Parham, with D8’s OCS Division, at no later than Aug. 1, 2018.

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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