Category: Safety

National Boating Safety Advisory Council; Nov 2020 Teleconference

The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (Council) and its subcommittees will meet via teleconference to discuss matters relating to recreational boating safety. The meeting will be open to the public.

MSIB: Recommendation for Pilot Transfer Arrangements.

The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance has published MSIB 21-20 Change 1 “Recommendation for Pilot Transfer Arrangements.”

Subchapter M virtual training now available online

The Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise is pleased to announce virtual Subchapter M training is now available on the TVNCOE website.

Eighth District MSIB: Extension of third party surveys – Update (Change 1)

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis the Outer Continental Shelf Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection is permitting the extension of third party surveys for firefighting and lifesaving equipment until 30 September on a case-by-case basis.

USCG Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise Newsletter – Summer Issue

The Coast Guard’s Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise (CSNCOE) has published The Summer Issue of the CSNCOE Newsletter which provides information on national and international policies as well as highlights success […]

On-Water Mass Gatherings – Recreational, Sporting, or Cause-Related Events

The Coast Guard Waterways Policies and Activities Division has released MSIB 17-20 to highlight the impacts of on-water mass gatherings to the public and Maritime Transportation System (MTS).

Marine Safety Alert: Electrical Issues Spark Major Concern

The Inspections and Compliance Directorate issued Marine Safety Alert 05-20 to address hazardous area electrical instillation knowledge gaps observed in the maritime community.

Notice of Federal Advisory Committee teleconference meeting

The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (Council) and its subcommittees will meet via teleconference to discuss matters relating to recreational boating safety.

National Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancy

The Coast Guard is extending the application deadline for applications from persons interested in serving in membership on the National Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee (Committee).

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