The National Maritime Center announced customer service closures for the time period of August 2014 through January 1, 2015.
The National Maritime Center updated Rules of the Road exam questions affected by the changes in the Inland Navigation Rules final rule and posted an updated bank of questions.
The Coast Guard published a rule finalizing amendments to Coast Guard regulations for certain lifesaving equipment.
The Coast Guard published a final rule amendment to 33 Code of Federal Regulations part 151 correcting an address and an incorrect paragraph reference.
The Coast Guard published its 2014 edition of its semi-annual IMO e-Newsletter to disseminate information regarding key IMO issues and decisions of particular interest to the U.S.
The U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center started a marine safety information data download pilot project to provide data to the public.
The Coast Guard’s vice commandant, Vice Admiral Peter V. Neffenger, will testify at a Congressional Hearing on U.S. policy in the Arctic.
The NMC issued an information bulletin to provide an update on the current status of processing times and inform mariners and employers on how they can help to get net processing times back to under 30 days.
The Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy spoke on cyber security, the evolution of energy and its impact on the Maritime Transportation System and liquefied natural gas as fuel and its potential security implications.