Category: Ports and Facilities

MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Update (Change 5)

The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published an update May 27, 2020 to MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Update (Change 4).

Update to Foreign Gas Carrier Examiner Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures

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Update to Foreign Gas Carrier Examiner Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures The Coast Guard’s Foreign Gas Carrier Examiner (FGCE) Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) has been updated to account for the newest gas […]

United States Publishes a Global Maritime Advisory to Counter Sanctions Evasion by Iran, North Korea, and Syria

The U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the U.S. Coast Guard issued a global advisory to alert the maritime industry, and those active in the energy and metals sectors to deceptive shipping practices used to evade sanctions, with a focus on Iran, North Korea, and Syria.

Exemption to Extend the Expiration Date of Certain Transportation Worker Identification Credentials

The TSA is granting a temporary exemption from requirements regarding the expiration of certain Transportation Worker Identification Credentials due to COVID-19.

Coast Guard Regulatory Reform Accomplishments: FY17-FY20

The Coast Guard Headquarters Office of Standards Evaluation and Development has provided a blog post to explain the process for evaluating deregulatory actions, discuss those completed and note those currently under review.

Safeguarding the Maritime Transportation System During the COVID-19 Pandemic

RDML Richard Timme writes about the Coast Guard’s role in safeguarding the Maritime Transportation System during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Vessel and Facility Response Plans

The Office of Marine Environmental Response Policy has released Marine Safety Information Bulletin 12-20 as a reminder to facility owners or operators to ensure their facility response plans remain effective.

2019 Port State Control Annual Report Posted

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 2019.

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