The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing has published CG-MMC Policy Letter 02-20 titled: Guidance on Waiver of Merchant Mariner Credential Application Fees for Active Duty Members of the Uniformed Services. Active duty […]
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Processing of Mariner Appeals During COVID-19 Pandemic
Due to ongoing COVID-19 safety and health concerns and technical constraints, the processing of mariner appeals has been delayed.
Office of Port and Facility Compliance 2019 Year in Review Now Available
The Office of Port and Facility Compliance has released its 2019 Annual Report.
Policy Update for Emergency Evacuation Drills on Manned Facilities with Lifeboats
The Coast Guard District 8 Outer Continental Shelf Officer in Charge Marine Inspection has issued Policy Letter 01-2020, “Emergency Evacuation Drills on Manned Facilities with Lifeboats” May 19, 2020. This policy letter […]
Check Your Life Jacket’s Fit, Function & Condition Before Boating this Season
The U.S. Coast Guard estimates that life jackets could have saved the lives of over 80 percent of boating fatality victims. Ensure they fit properly.