The Coast Guard Navigation Center has implemented a small but important change to its website address.
9/6/2016: Congressional hearing alert – Federal maritime navigation problems
On September 7, Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy Rear Adm. Paul Thomas will testify before a congressional hearing focused on modernizing the marine navigation system.
8/2/2016: Marine Safety Manual Volume II, Change 2 now available
The Coast Guard announces the availability of the updated Marine Safety Manual Volume II, COMDINST M16000.7B, Material Inspection, Change Two. MSM Volume II establishes marine safety policies on international conventions and U.S. statutes and regulations relating to material inspection of domestic and foreign commercial vessels.
7/11/2016: Congressional hearing alert – Coast Guard Arctic operations, capabilities
On July 12, Coast Guard Vice Commandant Charles Michel will testify before a congressional hearing focused on Coast Guard Arctic operations and capabilities.
7/7/2016: Congressional hearing alert – Prevention of smuggling at U.S. ports
Today, Rear Adm. Linda Fagan, deputy commandant for operations, policy and capabilities, will testify before a congressional hearing.