The Marine Industry Training program launched in 1948 and gives participants the chance to step outside of their roles in the Coast Guard and shadow industry or inter-agency partners.
Posted by LT Amy Midgett
The Coast Guard recommends that the owners / operators of impacted ships take early action to comply with the EU Ship Recycling Regulation.
Editor’s note: This blog post was updated March 10, 2020 at 8:04 a.m. to correct an error.
A representative from the Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance joined several members of the professional maritime community Feb. 25, 2020, for an American Waterways Operators webinar, “Safety Know-How: Helping Your Crewmembers Embrace and Understand Your TSMS,” to offer best practices and lessons learned on ways to ensure towing vessel crews are familiar with their company’s Towing Vessel Safety Management System. In this post, we share a summary as well as a link to the audio file for the benefit of our readers.
The U.S. Coast Guard Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise has a requirement for a cruise vessel of at least 70,000 gross tons to host three (3) Foreign Passenger Vessel Examiner Courses on board a vessel while underway. All services shall be conducted on board a cruise ship departing from either Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, or Canaveral, Florida.
Coast Guard, European Commission sign memorandum to improve oversight of mutually recognized organizations
The Memorandum provides a framework for sharing and coordinating information, activities and best practices for oversight of recognized organizations that carry out inspection and certification of commercial vessels on behalf of both the United States and European Union.