The Ship Structure Committee (SSC) has published three historical films depicting maritime acidents recently re-discovered in the archives at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC.
Coast Guard R&D releases studies examining daytime distress signals and enhanced person-in-the water detection
The Coast Guard has publicly released two studies completed by the Coast Guard’s Research & Development Center as related to Enhanced Person in the Water (ePIW) Detection location devices and daytime distress signal devices.
The Ship Structure Committee announces the publication of a new report, SSC-476, titled “Design and Performance Evaluation Methods for Crack Arrestor Enhanced Aluminum Marine Structures”.
The Coast Guard has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 01-21 to assist mariners in identifying ways to improve their stability awareness.
The Coast Guard is evaluating the potential use of Safety Management Systems (SMSs) to improve safety and reduce marine casualties on board U.S.-flagged passenger vessels. The Coast Guard is seeking public input and responses to specific questions on the feasibility, applicability, and nature of SMSs for potential use on U.S.-flagged passenger vessels. Comments and related material must be received on or before April 15, 2021.