The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 08-22, to highlight the need for boaters to exercise caution while transiting boat launch areas.
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 07-22, to address the importance of visually inspecting lifeboat and davit installations prior to testing with crewmembers on board, and ensuring crew familiarity with company policy related to lifesaving equipment testing.
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 06-22, to address the effects of water and other contaminants in fuel systems which can be detrimental to the operation of any vessel.
Marine Safety Center (MSC) Revised Marine Technical Note (MTN) 01-10, Review of Systems Containing Plastic Pipe
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued change 1 to MTN 01-10, which provides guidance for industry design and MSC review of rigid nonmetallic (plastic) piping intended for installation onboard vessels subject to 46 CFR Subchapter F and K.
The National Maritime Center (NMC) is hosting an examination working group from July 19-21, 2022, in accordance with 46 USC 7510 to review USCG Deck Officer examination questions required by 46 CFR 11.910, and is soliciting participants.