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.
The facility compliance regulations outlined throughout 33 Code of Federal Regulations remains in force, and facility operators are expected to continue to comply with these requirements as it relates to COVID-19.
The Coast Guard Director of Incident Management and Preparedness issued Marine Safety Information Bulletin 02-20, “Novel Coronavirus,” to provide additional information and guidance to the maritime community regarding the current novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak.
The Office of Port and Facility Compliance announces the publication of the consolidated report on the status and work completed in 2018 by Area Maritime Security Committees (AMSCs).
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Staff with the Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC NCOE) delivered training May 7-10, 2019, on all aspects of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to representatives from the Panama Canal Authority and Panama Maritime Authority, and first responders. LGC NCOE staff covered a wide array of topics pertinent to the transportation of LNG to include the chemical and physical properties of LNG, LNG gas carriers, LNG terminals, and the use of LNG as a marine fuel.
This post provides a recap of the National Alternative Security Program Sponsoring Organizations workshop in Arlington, Virginia, May 2, 2019. Members met to discuss ongoing and emerging issues related to regulatory requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 2002.
The PSC annual report provides the global maritime industry key statistics and compliance trends in relation to compliance with U.S. and international regulations.
With passage of a continuing resolution, Marine Safety Information Bulletin 01-19 is cancelled effective Feb. 1, 2019.