The District Eight Outer Continental Shelf Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection published its reporting requirements for the upcoming hurricane season. Reports of personnel remaining offshore will allow the Eighth District to prepare for potential post-storm search and rescue operations.
3/6/2019: Acceptance of 2009 Mobile Offshore Drilling Units Code, as amended
The Office of Design and Engineering Standards issued Change 1 to CG-ENG Policy Letter 02-12, to accept the amendments from the 2009 MODU Code, which include updated design and equipment requirements that stem from the findings of the Deepwater Horizon casualty investigation.
5/3/2017: New issue of ‘Drill Down’ available
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.
5/1/2017: 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.
9/15/2015: Acceptance of CAP 437 – Standards for Offshore Helicopter Landing Areas
A new policy letter was just released to authorize U.S. flagged mobile offshore drilling units, floating Outer Continental Shelf facilities and vessels to utilize CAP 437 in lieu of the helicopter facilities standards in 46 CFR Part 108.