Category: Commercial Vessel Compliance

Work Instruction: Laid up Inspected/Examined Vessels

The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance published Work Instruction CVC-WI-018(1), “Laid up Inspected/Examined Vessels.” This work instruction outlines the process of laying up inspected and examined commercial vessels and provides greater consistency […]

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) type approval certificate to oneTank, LLC.

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 35th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast WaterManagement System Type Approval Certificate to oneTank, LLC after a detailed reviewof the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the […]

Work Instruction: Risk Based Fishing Vessel Exam Program Work Instruction

The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance published Work Instruction CVC-WI-025(1), “Risk Based Fishing Vessel Exam Program,” Aug. 21, 2020. This work instruction outlines Coast Guard initiatives to promote increased safety within the commercial fishing industry on vessels viewed as high-risk.

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.

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 […]

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).

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