6/2/2014: Global Positioning System public meeting

The Civil GPS Service Interface Committee U.S. States and Local Government Subcommittee, will hold a regional meeting on June 6, 2014 to cover the broad array of GPS-based applications available.

5/30/2014: NOAD Notice tracking feature scheduled to move websites

The U.S. Coast Guard’s National Vessel Movement Center announced that the Notice of Arrival and Departure Notice Tracking feature is tentatively scheduled to move from the homepage to the Developer subsite.

5/28/2014: MSIB 007-14 Compliance with continuous synopsis record requirements

The Coast Guard published marine safety information bulletin number 007-14: Compliance with continuous synopsis record requirements

5/27/2014: Nationwide Public Discussions being held on Navigational Aid Technology – Update

This week, there were additional sessions added to the navigational aid technology public discussion schedule so we are reposting so you can see the new locations and dates.

5/27/2014: Release of the third edition of the U.S. Coast Guard Incident Management Handbook

The Coast Guard announced its release of the third edition of the Incident Management Handbook which incorporates lessons learned, internal and external reviews as well as other important updates since 2005.

5/27/2014: Special load line exemption for Lake Michigan; requests for comments

The Coast Guard published a proposed rule for special load line exemption for Lake Michigan and announced the availability of several requests for a rulemaking and their request for public comments .

5/23/2014: Navigation Safety Advisory Council meeting

The Navigation Safety Advisory Council is holding a meeting that is open to the public, June 11-12, 2014, to discuss matters relating to maritime collisions, rammings and groundings, Inland Rules of the Road, International Rules of the Road, navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety and aids to navigation systems.

5/21/2014: Tonnage regulations amendments

The Coast Guard published a proposed rule in the Federal Register to announce a public meeting to receive comments on a notice of proposed rulemaking published in the Federal Register under the title “Tonnage Regulations Amendments.”

5/20/2014: USCG & BSEE Joint safety alert – Dynamic positioning system failures

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The U.S. Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement issued a joint safety alert addressing a dynamic positioning incident on a vessel resulting in a loss of position while conducting a critical Outer Continental Shelf activity.

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