The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance is pleased to announce the release of the U.S. Port State Control Annual Report for 2021.
Federal Register Notice: National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee Meeting; May 2022 teleconference
The National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (N-MERPAC) will host its second meeting virtually on May 3, 2022.
The National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (N-MERAPC) will be holding three subcommittee meetings pertaining to Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault- Prevention and Culture Change in the Merchant Marine, STCW Convention and Code Review, and Military Education, Training, and Assessment for STCW and National Mariner Endorsements.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) sub-committee for Navigation, Communications, and Search & Rescue (NCSR-8), met virtually from Monday 19 April to Friday 23 April. The major outcome of this meeting was the […]
Policy Letter: Multiple Independent Labs for Type Approval Testing of Ballast Water Management Systems
The Coast Guard’s Office of Operating and Environmental Standards has published a final Policy Letter on using multiple Independent Laboratories for evaluating Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). This clarifies the intent of […]