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.
CWO Kurt Fredrickson
Coast Guard Investigative Service remains ready to investigate all allegations of sexual misconduct in the maritime domain
In this post the Director of the Coast Guard Investigative Service highlights that CGIS remains ready to respond to and investigate all allegations of sexual misconduct in the maritime domain.
MSIB: Reporting sexual misconduct on U.S. vessels
The Coast Guard has released Marine Safety Information Bulletin 01-23 “Reporting sexual Misconduct on U.S. vessels” to emphasize the Coast Guards commitment to investigating and pursuing appropriate enforcement actions for all reports of sexual misconduct on U.S. flagged vessels.
Summary of the 9th session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 9)
The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC) held its ninth session in-person and remotely from IMO headquarters in London, United Kingdom, from January 23 to 27, 2023. Captain Daniel Cost, Chief of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Office of Design & Engineering Standards (CG-ENG), led the U.S. delegation, comprised of members from U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, U.S. Department of State, U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Maritime Administration and technical advisors from the private sector.
Marine Safety Alert: Verify gateway handhold arrangements (Change 1)
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Change 1 to Marine Safety Alert 04-22, to addresses the importance of verifying the correct arrangement of handholds in embarkation gate arrangements aboard merchant vessels.