The Coast Guard is seeking input from mariners who hold Merchant Mariner Credential endorsements as Qualified Member of the Engine Department (QMED) to validate information gathered as part of a Job Task Analysis (JTA).
CWO Kurt Fredrickson
Marine Safety Center receives new application for ballast water management system type approval
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received an application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the KBAL Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Knutsen Ballast Water AS.
Eighth District MSIB: Extension of third party surveys – Update (Change 1)
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis the Outer Continental Shelf Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection is permitting the extension of third party surveys for firefighting and lifesaving equipment until 30 September on a case-by-case basis.
USCG Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise Newsletter – Summer Issue
The Coast Guard’s Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise (CSNCOE) has published The Summer Issue of the CSNCOE Newsletter which provides information on national and international policies as well as highlights success […]
National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee Member Re-Solicitation
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is seeking applications for membership
positions representing credentialed ratings in the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (N-MERPAC).