On April 26, 2022, Ms. Mayte Medina was honored by the government of France with the Ordre du Mérite Maritime in a small ceremony in London.
The National Maritime Center (NMC) is hosting an examination working group from April 12- 14, 2022, in accordance with 46 USC 7510 to review USCG Deck Officer examination questions related to Piloting knowledge topics (Chart Plot) required by 46 CFR 11.910, and is soliciting participants.
The Coast Guard’s Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise (CSNCOE) has published Industry Notice 22-01 to announce the release of the Foreign Passenger Vessel Initial Certificate of Compliance (ICOC) Work Instruction Guide for Conducting ICOC Exams.
Federal Register Notice: Public meeting in preparation for IMO sub-committee on pollution prevention and response meeting
As announced in the Federal Register, the Department of State and the Coast Guard will conduct a public meeting by teleconference at 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 to prepare for the ninth session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 9) to be held remotely, April 4th-8th, 2022.
The Coast Guard has announced the appointment of two individuals to serve as members of the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee (GLPAC).