The Office of Design and Engineering Standards published Policy Letter 01-20: “Third Party Foam Concentrate Analysis” to provide guidance for the use of U.S. Coast Guard accepted independent laboratories for the analysis of foam concentrate samples for marine fixed foam fire extinguishing systems.
CWO Kurt Fredrickson
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The Inspections and Compliance Directorate issued Marine Safety Alert 05-20 to address hazardous area electrical instillation knowledge gaps observed in the maritime community.
The Coast Guard is seeking comments on a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to evaluate the adequacy of existing vessel routing measures and determine whether additional vessel routing measures are necessary for port approaches to New York and New Jersey and international and domestic transit areas in the First District area of responsibility.
Submitted by the Chief, Office of Navigation Systems (CG-NAV) On June 30, 2020 the Coast Guard switched off the last Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) signals after more than 25 years of […]
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (Council) and its subcommittees will meet via teleconference to discuss matters relating to recreational boating safety.
The Coast Guard seeks comments regarding the possible establishment of shipping safety fairways (“fairways”) along the Atlantic Coast of the United States identified in the Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study.
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received an application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the Seascape Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Elite Marine Corp. MSC will review the application […]
Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Kuraray Co., Ltd.
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 34th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Kuraray Co., Ltd., after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined […]