Category: Design & Engineering Standards

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Atlantium Technologies

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 48th U.S. Coast Guard BWMS Type Approval Certificate to Atlantium Technologies.

Recap of the 8th session of the IMO sub-committee on ship systems and equipment

The IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE), held its 8th session  virtually February 28- March 4, 2022. Ms. Brandi Baldwin, Chief of the Coast Guard’s Lifesaving and Fire Safety Division in the Office of Design and Engineering Standards, led the U.S. delegation, comprised of members from the Coast Guard and technical advisors from government and private sectors. 

Coast Guard releases Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 01-22, Acceptance of Novel Life-Saving Appliances and Arrangements

The Coast Guard has published Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 01-22,  “Acceptance of Novel Life-Saving Appliances and Arrangements.”

Recap of the 8th session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 8)

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC) held its eighth session remotely from IMO headquarters in London, United Kingdom, from January 17 to 21, 2022. 

Federal Register Notice: Public meeting in preparation for International Maritime Organization SDC 8 meeting

As announced in the Federal Register, the Department of State and the Coast Guard will conduct a public meeting by teleconference at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, January 13, 2022. 

Interim Rule: Fire safety of small passenger vessels

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is issuing an interim rule as the first step to implementing the statutorily mandated requirements for fire safety on certain covered small passenger vessels.

National Academies releases report on options for improving the safety of DUKW type amphibious vessels

The National Academies of Science, Engineering, & Medicine (the National Academies) released a report titled “Revise and Update of U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Stability Regulations.” A PDF version is available, free of charge, from the National Academies Press.

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to RWO GmbH

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 46th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to RWO GmbH after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060. 

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