Category: Commercial Vessel Compliance

Marine Safety Alert: Electrical Issues Spark Major Concern

The Inspections and Compliance Directorate issued Marine Safety Alert 05-20 to address hazardous area electrical instillation knowledge gaps observed in the maritime community.

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 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 […]

National Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancy

The Coast Guard is extending the application deadline for applications from persons interested in serving in membership on the National Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee (Committee).

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 one Tank Ballast Water Management System
manufactured by Glosten Inc.

Port Security Advisory (1-20)

The Coast Guard’s International Port Security Program has issued Port Security Advisory (PSA 1-20) to update the list of Madagascar port facilities exempted from Conditions of Entry.

Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance Releases Domestic Annual Report for 2019

The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance is pleased to announce the publication of the 2019 Domestic Annual Report. The report highlights U.S. domestic fleet deficiencies, inspections, and marine casualty statistics and serves […]

GAO Report – Vessel Safety: The Coast Guard Conducts Recurrent Inspections and Has Issued Guidance to Address Emergency Preparedness

The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published MSIB 16-20 “GAO Report – Vessel Safety: The Coast Guard Conducts Recurrent Inspections and Has Issued Guidance to Address Emergency Preparedness.”

MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Update (Change 5)

The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published an update May 27, 2020 to MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Update (Change 4).

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