7/31/2014: National Maritime Center to update Rules of the Road exam questions

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.

7/30/2014: Lifesaving equipment: production testing and harmonization with international standards

The Coast Guard published a rule finalizing amendments to Coast Guard regulations for certain lifesaving equipment.

7/28/2014: Navigation and navigable waters; technical, organizational and conforming amendments

The Coast Guard published a final rule amendment to 33 Code of Federal Regulations part 151 correcting an address and an incorrect paragraph reference.

7/24/2014: Coast Guard IMO newsletter- Summer edition

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.

7/21/2014: NMC Processing times update

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.

7/17/2014: Rear Adm. Thomas talks about the future of port security

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.

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