The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 14-20 “COVID-19: Ballast Water Management (BWM) Extensions” to clarify adjustments to the extension policy for vessels impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
MSIB: Exemptions to TWIC requirements related to COVID-19
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 13-20 “Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Operations” to clarify temporary exemptions to credential expiration related to COVID-19.
MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Vessel and Facility Response Plans
The Office of Marine Environmental Response Policy has released Marine Safety Information Bulletin 12-20 as a reminder to facility owners or operators to ensure their facility response plans remain effective.
MSIB: Novel Coronovirus – Mariner Credentials – Update (Change 1)
The Coast Guard has published MSIB 08-20 to provide guidance concerning mariner credentials and medical certificates and the action being taken by the Coast Guard due to the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes (COVID-19).
National Maritime Center operational changes related to COVID-19
The National Maritime Center has released a notice outlining operational changes due to COVID-19.