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

BSEE and USCG logos

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.

5/19/2014 Safety Alert: Preventing slips, trips and falls

The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 07-14 which comes from a recent incident where a tour boat customer fell into an unprotected two step stair well and received significant injuries.

5/19/2014 Safety Alert: Emergency escape breath devices & life support apparatuses in unprepared status

The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 06-14 which comes from the discovery of numerous SABRE Emergency Escape Breath Devices, or EEBDs, and Emergency Life Support Apparatus, or ELSA, being found in an unprepared status.

5/16/2014 Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee

The Coast Guard published a notice in the Federal Register announcing a teleconference meeting for the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee.

5/16/2014 National Boating Safety Advisory Council; vacancy

The Coast Guard published a notice in the Federal Register seeking applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council.

5/15/2014 Information collection request to Office of Management and Budget

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.

5/14/2014 National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; vacancies

The Coast Guard posted a Federal Register notice seeking applications for membership on the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee .

5/14/2014 Information collection request to Office of Management and Budget

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.

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