The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 08-21, to notify mariners to a potentially dangerous situation involving incorrect wire rope terminations which can lead to catastrophic failure.
National Boating Safety Advisory Committee elects new chair and vice-chair
The National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (NBSAC) recently elected Mr. Dave Marlow and Mr. John Adey as the Chairperson and the Vice Chairperson, respectfully.
USCG Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise Newsletter – Fall Issue
The Coast Guard’s Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise (CSNCOE) published its fall edition of The Cruise Ship Round Turn. The newsletter provides useful information on national and international policies as well as highlight success stories, best practices and achievements in the field.
Marine Safety Alert: Unexpected heavy weather dangers
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert XX-21, to highlight how unexpected heavy weather events and rapid changes in weather have contributed to multiple notable and deadly marine casualties over the past several years.
Final Rule: Fire protection for recreational vessels
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that is has amended fire extinguishing equipment regulations for recreational vessels that are propelled or controlled by propulsion machinery.