In this issue of the Drill Down, the Outer Continental Shelf National Center of Expertise discusses mobile offshore drilling units regulatory compliance options for foreign flagged vessels engaged in U.S. offshore activities.
5/2/2017: Congressional hearing alert – Maritime transportation regulatory programs
Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy Rear Adm. Paul Thomas will testify before a congressional hearing Wednesday, May 3, 2017 on maritime transportation regulatory programs.
5/2/2017: US-Canadian personal flotation device task group meeting recap
This post provides a brief recap of a UL Standards Technical Panel task group meeting held in April at Coast Guard Headquarters to address safety standards for personal flotation devices aboard commercial vessels.
5/1/2017: Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee teleconference scheduled
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee will meet via teleconference, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, from 11 a.m., to 2 p.m. EST, to complete the discussions from its March meetings on various issues related to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel.
5/1/2017: Latest issue of OCS NCOE’s “Drill Down” now available
In this issue, experts talk about characteristics and operating parameters of mobile offshore drilling units.