The Coast Guard published a notice in the Federal Register announcing a teleconference meeting for the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee.
The Coast Guard published a notice in the Federal Register seeking applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council.
The Coast Guard posted a notice inviting comments from owners and operators of SOLAS vessels on the collection of information for various international agreement safety certificates and documents. These Coast Guard issued forms are used as evidence of compliance with the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, by certain U.S. vessels on international voyages. Without the proper certificates or documents, a U.S. vessel could be detained in foreign ports. View the Federal Register notice for further information.
The Coast Guard posted a Federal Register notice seeking applications for membership on the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee .
The Coast Guard posted a notice inviting comments from owners of marine portable tanks and owners/designers of non-specification portable tanks on the collection of information for approval of alterations to marine portable tanks and the approval of non-specification portable tanks.
The Coast Guard posted a notice inviting comments from owners, operators and masters of vessels on the collection of information for navigation safety information and emergency instructions for certain towing vessels.
Last week, Maritime Commons attended the 2014 Offshore Technology Conference. For those of you who couldn’t make the event, here is a wrap-up of what was covered, during two panels, in which the assistant commandant for Coast Guard prevention policy, Rear Adm. Joseph Servidio, and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement director, Brian Salerno, shared the stage.
The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 05-14 which comes from a recent parasail casualty investigation.
If you weren’t able to follow us at the Offshore Technology Conference, here is a taste of what you missed…