In response to a recent collision, the Coast Guard issued a safety alert to remind owners and operators of the need to employ knowledgeable operators with appropriate seamanship skills to navigate their vessels.
The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 07-15 to remind owners, operators and crewmembers of their responsibilities when working on parasail vessels.
The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 6-15 due to recent safety concerns discovered on vessels with fixed CO2 fire fighting systems.
The Coast Guard issued Marine Safety Alert 4-15 regarding engine room operations, specifically the maintenance of machinery, escape routes and the importance of conducting thorough engineering watches.
The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 15-14 to remind shoreside and vessel personnel of the importance of 1) designing and maintaining emergency systems to be logical and easly operated in high stress situations, 2) maintaining a high level of crew familiarity with emergency systems, and 3) exercising safeguards during testing to mitigate the risk of human error or system malfunction.
Due to a recent accident with a pilot ladder, the Coast Guard issued a safety alert to raise awareness on the importance of not modifying equipment or components from their intended design or operation.
The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 10-14 to bring attention to recent casualties involving explosions aboard barges conducting tank cleaning operations alongside marine terminals.