The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 45th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.
Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Jiangsu Nanji Machinery Co., Ltd.
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 44th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Jiangsu Nanji Machinery Co., Ltd. after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.
Policy Letter: Acceptance of Helicopter Safety Advisory Committee (HSAC) recommended practice (RP) 161, new build helideck design guidelines
The U.S. Coast Guard has published Policy Letter 03-21 which establishes that the Coast Guard considers the design and equipment standards of HSAC RP 161 to be at least as effective as the helicopter facilities regulations in 46 CFR Part 108, applicable to certain Mobile Offshore Drilling Units, floating Outer Continental Shelf facilities, and domestic vessels.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has awarded the 2021 Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea to Mr. Tran Van Khoi from Viet Nam for his extraordinary courage, determination, and endurance.
The Coast Guard’s Office of Design and Engineering Standards (CG-ENG) recently published a policy letter on the approval of pilot ladders and embarkation ladders.