Commercial Vessel Compliance

Work Instruction update – “Request for Recognized Organization Internal Quality Management System Review – Quality Case”

The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) has released an update to Work Instruction (WI)-005, Request for Recognized Organization (RO) Internal Quality Management System (QMS) Review—Quality Case.  

Major changes found in revision 3 include:

  • Incorporated reference (f): 46 CFR Part 2
  • Expanded applicability to include non-U.S. flag vessels where ROs also perform certain delegated functions
  • Added Section E—Quality Cases Stemming from Vessel Detentions
  • Added Section F—Quality Case recommended by OCMI or COTP

The current revision is available to the general public on the Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) website.

For any questions, please contact FlagStateControl@uscg.mil.

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