The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 04-23 to highlight the importance of proper maintenance and adherence to manufacturer’s recommendations for filling/inflating buoyancy chambers on some models of inflatable boats.
Marine Safety Alert: Ensuring proper configuration of digital selective calling (DSC)-equipped radios
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 03-23 to remind marine radio users of the importance and value of properly configuring their Digital Selective Calling (DSC)-equipped Very High Frequency (VHF) radios to enable proper function during an emergency situation.
Marine Safety Alert: Engine room exhaust hazards on fishing vessels
This Safety Alert addresses the importance of installing noncombustible materials in machinery space boundaries with dry exhaust systems.
IMO Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping developsamendments to the STCW Code to combat bullying and harassment, includingsexual assault and sexual harassment
The ninth session of HTW (HTW 9) met February 6 – 10, 2023 and considered proposals on mandatory training requirements to address bullying and harassment, including SASH.
Coast Guard Investigative Service remains ready to investigate all allegations of sexual misconduct in the maritime domain
In this post the Director of the Coast Guard Investigative Service highlights that CGIS remains ready to respond to and investigate all allegations of sexual misconduct in the maritime domain.