This final rule makes non-substantive technical, organizational, and conforming amendments to existing Coast Guard regulations. This rule is a continuation of our practice of periodically issuing rules to keep our regulations up-to-date and accurate. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Mariners’ have a role in reducing the risk of lethal coral disease spread
In response to an unprecedented coral disease outbreak called stony coral tissue loss disease, the Coast Guard is urging vessel owners and operators to familiarize themselves with existing ballast water requirements
IMO Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping developsamendments to the STCW Code to combat bullying and harassment, includingsexual assault and sexual harassment
The ninth session of HTW (HTW 9) met February 6 – 10, 2023 and considered proposals on mandatory training requirements to address bullying and harassment, including SASH.
Coast Guard Investigative Service remains ready to investigate all allegations of sexual misconduct in the maritime domain
In this post the Director of the Coast Guard Investigative Service highlights that CGIS remains ready to respond to and investigate all allegations of sexual misconduct in the maritime domain.
MSIB: Reporting sexual misconduct on U.S. vessels
The Coast Guard has released Marine Safety Information Bulletin 01-23 “Reporting sexual Misconduct on U.S. vessels” to emphasize the Coast Guards commitment to investigating and pursuing appropriate enforcement actions for all reports of sexual misconduct on U.S. flagged vessels.