The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued change 1 to MTN 01-10, which provides guidance for industry design and MSC review of rigid nonmetallic (plastic) piping intended for installation onboard vessels subject to 46 CFR Subchapter F and K.
Marine Safety Alert: Verify gateway handhold arrangements
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released 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: Lithium battery fire
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 01-22, to increase awareness of these hazards of transporting lithium batteries.
Hazardous Weather Outlook service extended to the Eastern Pacific Ocean
In coordination with the National Weather Service (NWS) and the National Hurricane Center (NHC), the U.S. Coast Guard is pleased to announce the addition of a new Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO) service that covers the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
Federal Register Notice: National Boating Safety Advisory Committee meeting
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee and its Subcommittees will meet in Annapolis, MD to discuss matters relating to recreational boating safety. The meeting will be open to the public via a virtual platform. There is also limited in-person access.