The Coast Guard has released Marine Safety Information Bulletin 01-23 “Reporting sexual Misconduct on U.S. vessels” to emphasize the Coast Guards commitment to investigating and pursuing appropriate enforcement actions for all reports of sexual misconduct on U.S. flagged vessels.
Marine Safety Alert: Verify gateway handhold arrangements (Change 1)
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Change 1 to Marine Safety Alert 04-22, to addresses the importance of verifying the correct arrangement of handholds in embarkation gate arrangements aboard merchant vessels.
Marine Safety Alert: Saltwater intrusion causes damage to electric vehicle batteries
The Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Alert to inform vessels, ports, and shippers of the extreme risk of loading EVs with damaged Lithium-Ion onto commercial vessels.
Policy Letter: Requirements for mechanically propelled personal Hydrofoils (efoils) and motorized surfboards (jetboards)
The Coast Guard Boating Safety Division has released BSX Policy Letter 01-22 announcing that efoils and jetboards are now classified as vessels by the Coast Guard.
National Boating Safety Advisory Committee appoints new members
The U. S. Coast Guard announces the appointment of two individuals to serve as new members of the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (NBSAC).