The Coast Guard issues marine safety notice 001-15 as a reminder of the notice of arrival and movement notification requirements for units on the U.S. outer continental shelf, or OCS.
The Coast Guard issued a policy document providing new, interim guidance to Coast Guard Captains of the Ports to assist in the assessment of equivalency requests from regulated facilities to use mobile or portable vapor control systems, or VCSs, in lieu of fixed VCSs.
The Coast Guard issued safety alert 03-15 as a reminder to all gas carrier owners and operators of the importance of ensuring all personnel follow approved safety management system cargo handling procedures and industry best practices.
The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 02-15 as a reminder to vessel owners and operators about the importance of establishing effective fuel oil changeover procedures to comply with MARPOL Annex VI emission regulations.
The Coast Guard seeks public comment on whether to increase the period of validity for renewing endorsements on Certificates of Documentation.
The updated draft PREP Guidelines are available for public comment.
The Coast Guard adjusted rates for pilotage services on the Great Lakes.
The Coast Guard announced the finalization and signing of two policy letters concerning the use of LNG as a marine fuel.
The Coast Guard plans to hold three public meetings to receive comments on a port access route study in the Chukchi Sea, Bering Strait and Bering Sea.