Checklists now include items to test for LED lighting interference with VHF radios and AIS.
Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise, industry partners provide familiarization training to Coast Guard LNG fueled vessel inspectors
The workshop was a collaboration between industry and the Coast Guard designed to provide the approximately 35 Coast Guard marine inspectors from across the nation with an overall understanding and awareness of LNG as a marine fuel. They can apply this knowledge while overseeing new construction projects, examining visiting foreign vessels, overseeing bunkering operations, and regulating fuel system conversions.
The campaign focuses on personal accountability and positive behavior when it comes to cybersecurity. The Coast Guard’s goal is to provide the maritime community with information, resources, and best practices to help protect their environments.
Labels on models of adult and child PFDs list incorrect minimum buoyant force.
Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued a Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.
GIUEs are a cornerstone of the oil spill exercise cycle and a key tool for Captains of the Port to evaluate oil spill response preparedness. One of the key benefits of the GIUE program is the ability for Captains of the Port to identify their biggest risks and apply a structured average most probable discharge exercise to analyze the plan holder’s capabilities.
The work instruction was updated Sept. 20, 2019, with language to be more specific in its application.
In this post, we mark the anniversary of the Coast Guard’s marine inspection program, which was the result of the Congressional Act of 1838.
This safety alert concerns Cal-June Jim-Buoy PFDs, Model #601 or #603. During several inspections involving different vessels, Coast Guard personnel discovered a significant number of Type I PFDs that were not wearable if needed during an emergency.