GIUEs are a cornerstone of the oil spill exercise cycle and a key tool for Captains of the Port to evaluate oil spill response preparedness. One of the key benefits of the GIUE program is the ability for Captains of the Port to identify their biggest risks and apply a structured average most probable discharge exercise to analyze the plan holder’s capabilities.
Oct. 1, 1838: First law in the U.S. to regulate steamboats takes effect
In this post, we mark the anniversary of the Coast Guard’s marine inspection program, which was the result of the Congressional Act of 1838.
“All Aboard! There’s a Place for You in the Maritime Community” student art program contest winners
The contest winners’ works of art will be featured on the Coast Guard, NAMEPA and CIP-OAS websites. The two grand prize winners will receive a certificate, a bilingual (English and Spanish) calendar featuring the art of all 12 winners, a $100 cash prize and a special Coast Guard-themed package. Finalists will receive a certificate and the bilingual calendar.
Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to COSCO Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd.
The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 21st U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to COSCO Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd.
2019 Guidelines for Oil Spill Removal Organization Classification Program
The major revision in the 2019 guidelines center on realigning the classification program with applicable regulation provisions.