The Coast Guard Office of Design and Engineering Standards has released MSIB 06-22 to inform Coast Guard Officers in Charge, Marine Inspection (OCMI) and the maritime industry that FM-200 (also known as HFC-227ea or heptafluoropropane), a fire extinguishing agent, is being phased down in production as part of the recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule1 to reduce the production of greenhouse gases leading to global warming.
Final Rule: Survival Craft Equipment-Update to Type Approval Requirements
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is updating the type approval requirements for certain types of equipment that survival craft are required to carry on U.S.-flagged vessels.
Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center releases report: “Risk-Informed Analysis of Transportation Worker Identification Credential Reader Requirements”
The Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center (HSOAC) has released The RAND Corporation report titled “Risk-Informed Analysis of Transportation Worker Identification Credential Reader Requirements.”
Cancellation of CG-CVC Policy Letter 17-01, Use of the UTV Decal to Meet Certain Requirements Regarding Issuance of the Initial COI Under Subchapter M, and CG-543 Policy Letter 10-02, Existing Systems and Equipment on Uninspected Towing Vessels
The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CVC) has announced the cancellation of CG-CVC Policy Letter 17-01, issued March 10, 2017 – Use of the Uninspected Towing Vessel (UTV) Decal to Meet Certain Requirements Regarding Issuance of the Initial COI Under Subchapter M, and CG-534 Policy Letter 10-02, issued March 11, 2010 – Existing Systems and Equipment on Uninspected Towing Vessels.
National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee-Subcommittee Teleconference – November 15-16, 2022
Task Statement 22-3 Mariner Credentialing Program Transformation Submitted by Mayte MedinaChief, Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is hosting a teleconference of the National Merchant Marine Personnel […]