Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance Releases Domestic Annual Report for 2019

The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance is pleased to announce the publication of the 2019 Domestic Annual Report. The report highlights U.S. domestic fleet deficiencies, inspections, and marine casualty statistics and serves […]

Coast Guard Releases New Facility Inspector Cyber Job Aid

The Coast Guard has published a new Facility Inspector – Cyber Job Aid, in order to provide the service’s marine safety personnel with additional guidance as they address facilities’ documented cyber vulnerabilities.

GAO Report – Vessel Safety: The Coast Guard Conducts Recurrent Inspections and Has Issued Guidance to Address Emergency Preparedness

The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published MSIB 16-20 “GAO Report – Vessel Safety: The Coast Guard Conducts Recurrent Inspections and Has Issued Guidance to Address Emergency Preparedness.”

Hurricane Season Reporting Requirements for Operators of all Manned Facilities and Mobile Offshore Drilling Units

The OCS Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection (OCMI) has released MSIB 20-04, Hurricane Season Reporting Requirements, to provide guidance for operators on the Outer Continental Shelf.

MSIB: Novel Coronovirus – Mariner Credentials – Update (Change 2)

The Coast Guard has published MSIB 08-20 (Change 2) to update guidance concerning mariner credentials, medical certificates and course approvals, and the action being taken by the Coast Guard due to the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes (COVID-19).

Amendments to Requirements Regulating Personnel Permitted to Serve as Person in Charge of Fuel Oil Transfers on Inspected Vessels

As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices, or those notices that may impact a large segment of our readers. To provide […]

National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Member Solicitation

As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices, or those notices that may impact a large segment of our readers. To provide […]

MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Update (Change 5)

The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published an update May 27, 2020 to MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Update (Change 4).

Port Access Route Study: The Areas Offshore of Massachusetts and Rhode Island

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register the completion of The Areas Offshore of Massachusetts and Rhode Island Port Access Route Study.

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