A Virginia Beach man was sentenced Monday to 45 months in prison for mail fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft for creating counterfeit certificates from the Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy (MAMA) and selling them to merchant mariners for a profit.
CWO Kurt Fredrickson
D8 OCS MSIB: Reporting requirements and mooring arrangements for MODUs and vessels completing OCS activities intending to cold stack
“Reporting Requirements and Mooring Arrangements for MODUs and Vessels Completing OCS Activities Intending to Cold Stack”.
f the Liftboat Seacor Power Friday.
Federal Register Notice: Guidance on voluntary compliance with training requirements for personnel serving on U.S.-flagged passenger ships that carry more than 12 passengers on international voyages
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On September 10, 2021 a final rule goes into effect which enables regulated facilities to electronically submit Operations Manuals and Emergency Manuals and electronically communicate with the Coast Guard.
Policy Letter: Acceptance of Helicopter Safety Advisory Committee (HSAC) recommended practice (RP) 161, new build helideck design guidelines
The U.S. Coast Guard has published Policy Letter 03-21 which establishes that the Coast Guard considers the design and equipment standards of HSAC RP 161 to be at least as effective as the helicopter facilities regulations in 46 CFR Part 108, applicable to certain Mobile Offshore Drilling Units, floating Outer Continental Shelf facilities, and domestic vessels.
The Marine Transportation System (MTS) should be on heightened alert as a result of two recent developments.
The U.S. Coast Guard and The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) are launching a new series of one-day events dedicated to mitigating the risk in designing and building recreational boats.
The new commanding officer of the National Maritime Center underscores the importance of merchant mariners credentials.