The Coast Guard Boating Safety Division has released BSX Policy Letter 01-22 announcing that efoils and jetboards are now classified as vessels by the Coast Guard.
Subchapter M Towing Vessel – Pilot house alerter and towing machinery requirements
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) would like to remind all Subchapter M – Towing Vessel owners and operators that while the phase-in allowance to get your Certificate of Inspection (COI) has past, as of July 19, 2022, there are some other requirements for existing vessels that are a prerequisite prior to obtaining the next Renewal COI.
Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) Type Approval Certificate to Langh Tech Oy AB
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 49th U.S. Coast Guard BWMS Type Approval Certificate to Langh Tech Oy AB after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system meets the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.
National Boating Safety Advisory Committee appoints new members
The U. S. Coast Guard announces the appointment of two individuals to serve as new members of the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (NBSAC).
Federal Register Notice: State Enforcement of Inland Navigation Rules
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is issuing this interim rule to remove an incorrect statement about field preemption of State or local regulations regarding inland navigation.