Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, assistant commandant for prevention policy, recently met with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Forum on Cyber Resilience for an open discussion regarding cyber risk management in the marine transportation system (MTS).
To better serve its readership, the Proceedings of the Marine Safety and Security Council magazine will transition to three printed editions annually.
The Coast Guard released the summer 2016 edition of Proceedings.
The Coast Guard announces the availability of the updated Marine Safety Manual Volume II, COMDINST M16000.7B, Material Inspection, Change Two. MSM Volume II establishes marine safety policies on international conventions and U.S. statutes and regulations relating to material inspection of domestic and foreign commercial vessels.
5/9/2016: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget – Waterfront facilities handling liquefied natural gas and liquefied hazardous gas
The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval to a revision of a currently approved collection on waterfront facilities handling liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied hazardous gas (LHG).
Last week, the Coast Guard met with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to discuss collaboration on voluntary Cyber Architecture Reviews for MTSA-regulated LNG facilities.
1/29/2016: Solicitation for the Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award for excellence in maritime security
The Coast Guard extended its solicitation period for nominations for the Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Awards for excellence in maritime security.
The Coast Guard recently began publishing a new maritime cyber bulletin to facilitate a greater understanding of the threats and hazards that impact the marine transportation system. Coast Guard cyber maritime bulletin 002-16 is now available on Coast Guard Homeport.
The Coast Guard’s Office of Port and Facility Compliance published the October 2015 issue of Waves on the Waterfront. The newsletter serves to provide useful information on the national and international policies as well as highlight success stories, best practices and achievements in the field.