The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct a formal hearing starting Thursday, Jan. 26, in Virginia Beach to consider evidence related to the fire and total constructive loss of the passenger vessel Spirit of Norfolk.
Marine Safety Alert: Ensuring proper operation and detection of radar search and rescue transponders (SARTs)
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Casualty Analysis has released Safety Alert 12-22 to address issues that may reduce the effectiveness of a radar Search and Rescue Transponder (SART) during an emergency.
The Office of Investigations and Casualty Analysis has released Safety Alert 11-22 regarding an incident involving weaknesses within Dynamic Positioning Systems.
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 04-22, to addresses the importance of verifying the correct arrangement of handholds in embarkation gate arrangements aboard merchant vessels.
The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance is pleased to announce the release of the U.S. Port State Control Annual Report for 2021.