The Coast Guard Office of Design and Engineering Standards has released Marine Safety Alert 05-22, to inform the Coast Guard Officers in Charge, Marine Inspection (OCMI) and the maritime industry that double block and bleed systems design, installed and operated in accordance with 74 SOLAS (14) II-2/5.5 are authorized under 46 CFR § 32.53-10(b) without the need for approval from the Coast Guard Marine Safety Center (MSC).
The Coast Guard Office of Design and Engineering Standards has released CG-ENG Policy Letter 03-12 – Ch 1, Implementation of IMO Resolution A.673(16), Guidelines for the Transport and Handling of Limited Amounts of Hazardous and Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk on Offshore Support Vessels, For New and Existing U.S. Offshore Supply Vessels.
The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance is pleased to announce the publication of the 2021 Flag State Control Domestic Annual Report.
Marine Safety Alert: Slow down, look around and be aware of your surroundings when transiting near launch areas
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 08-22, to highlight the need for boaters to exercise caution while transiting boat launch areas.
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 07-22, to address the importance of visually inspecting lifeboat and davit installations prior to testing with crewmembers on board, and ensuring crew familiarity with company policy related to lifesaving equipment testing.