The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance Foreign and Offshore Compliance Division released the annual Port State Control report.
The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 09-14 to bring attention to failing to properly calculate a vessel’s vertical clearance when passing under bridges, power lines and other obstructions.
9/8/2014: Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement’s shared responsibility for offshore safety culture
Coast Guard and BSEE leadership talk about promoting safety offshore in this month’s discussion about safety culture on the Outer Continental Shelf.
Coast Guard officials joined regional stakeholders on August 29, 2014 in Anchorage, Ala. to talk about the Polar Code, an international code for ships operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters.
The Transportation Research Board published Power Point presentations from the 15th Biennial Harbor Safety Committee and Area Maritime Security Committee Conference.
Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound and the Puget Sound Harbor Safety Committee developed an analytical tool that identifies trends in vessel traffic, deficiencies, accidents and navigation incidents within the Puget Sound. This tool can be used to compare data nationwide, regionally and port to port.
The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee is hosting a public meeting in Piney Point, Md. September 29-30, 2014.
The Coast Guard is establishing safety zones around four Chevron North America facilities located on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Coast Guard proposes rate adjustments for pilotage services on the Great Lakes. The proposed adjustments would establish new base rates made in accordance with a full ratemaking procedure.