The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Coast Guard Navigation Center will host the 57th meeting of the Civil Global Positioning System Service Interface Committee, Sept. 25-26, 2017, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. CGSIC meetings are free and open to the public.
6/15/2017: Upcoming changes to National Maritime Center’s website
The National Maritime Center’s (NMC) website will be transitioning to a new platform effective June 29, 2017.
6/15/2017: New policy letter on Subchapter M implementation
This policy letter provide guidance to the Officer(s) in Charge, Marine Inspection (OCMI) and Coast Guard marine inspectors as well as the towing industry on how to obtain initial COIs for greater than the percentage of the towing vessels outlined in 46 CFR 136.202 of 46 CFR Subchapter M.
6/15/2017: Remarks by Marine Safety Center commanding officer at Int’l Maritime Safety Conference
Earlier this week, Capt. John Mauger, commanding officer of the Marine Safety Center, delivered a keynote address at the third annual International Maritime Safety Conference in Busan, Korea. The conference was attended by hundreds of participants from Asia, Europe and the Americas and covered a wide range of topics from casualty investigation, salvage, risk analysis, human element, big data, and automation. This post provides a summary of Mauger’s remarks.
6/13/2017: **UPDATE** LGC NCOE Field Notice on evaluation and authorization of simultaneous operations during LNG bunkering
The post dated June 13, 2017, announcing the availability of LGC NCOE’s Field Notice 01-2017: Evaluation and Authorization of Simultaneous Operations (SIMOPS) During Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Bunkering has been temporarily disabled until the Field Notice can be updated with the most current information. Maritime Commons will re-post the Field Notice as soon as it becomes available. We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion this may have caused.