7/28/2017: “Connecting Ships, Ports, and People” student art program contest winners

graphic depicting artwork

Each year, the Coast Guard, in partnership with the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), Mystic Aquarium and the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization of American States (OAS-CIP), sponsors a student art program contest with themes that relate to the marine environment. Check out the winners of the contest!

7/27/2017: Information collection request to Office of Management and Budget – Plan approval, records for subdivision and stability (Subchapter S)

The Coast Guard would appreciate comments from owners, operators and masters of vessels for the collection of information for the Plan Approval and Records for Subdivision and Stability Regulations—Title 46 CFR Subchapter S without change. The regulations require owners, operators, or masters of certain inspected vessels to obtain and/or post various documents as part of the Coast Guard commercial vessel safety program. Title 46 U.S.C. 3306 authorizes the Coast Guard to prescribe rules for the safety of certain vessels. Comments must be received by Sept. 25, 2017.