The Coast Guard’s Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise (CSNCOE) published its fall edition of The Cruise Ship Round Turn. The newsletter provides useful information on national and international policies as well as highlight success stories, best practices and achievements in the field.
New user friendly version of foreign and domestic vessels deficiency reports to be posted monthly
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) will begin posting monthly data reports of all deficiencies to foreign and domestic vessels on the CG-CVC website in an Excel file format.
Federal Register Notice: Revisions to Maritime Security Directive 104-6; guidelines for U.S. vessels operating in high risk waters
The Coast Guard has announced in the Federal Register the availability of Revision 8 to Maritime Security (MARSEC) Directive
MSIB: Commercial fishing vessel alternative-to-class requirements
The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance, Fishing Vessel Safety Division has issued Marine Safety Information Bulletin 08-21 “Commercial Fishing Vessel Alternative-to-Class Requirements” to apprise fishing vessel owners/operators of requirements that apply to the new construction, survey, and maintenance of certain commercial fishing vessels.
QUALSHIP 21 Program going digital
The Coast Guard’s Quality Shipping for the 21st Century (QUALSHIP 21) Program is getting an upgrade.