The Coast Guard is proud to announce the opening of the solicitation period for nominations of the Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award for Excellence in Maritime Security. Nominations will be accepted until March 31, 2023.
CWO Kurt Fredrickson
Marine Safety Alert: Engine room exhaust hazards on fishing vessels
This Safety Alert addresses the importance of installing noncombustible materials in machinery space boundaries with dry exhaust systems.
Final Rule: Navigation and Navigable Waters, and Shipping; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendment
This final rule makes non-substantive technical, organizational, and conforming amendments to existing Coast Guard regulations. This rule is a continuation of our practice of periodically issuing rules to keep our regulations up-to-date and accurate. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Mariners’ have a role in reducing the risk of lethal coral disease spread
In response to an unprecedented coral disease outbreak called stony coral tissue loss disease, the Coast Guard is urging vessel owners and operators to familiarize themselves with existing ballast water requirements
IMO Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping developsamendments to the STCW Code to combat bullying and harassment, includingsexual assault and sexual harassment
The ninth session of HTW (HTW 9) met February 6 – 10, 2023 and considered proposals on mandatory training requirements to address bullying and harassment, including SASH.