In an effort to better recognize those companies, operators, and vessels that have earned the E-Zero designation on their QUALSHIP 21 certificate, each month Maritime Commons will publish the names of the latest vessels to earn the E-Zero designation.
7/20/2017: Rear Adm. Thomas signs first QUALSHIP 21 certificates with E-Zero designation
The new E-Zero designation is part of the QUALSHIP 21 program, whereby ships are further recognized for achieving a high level of environmental compliance and sustained performance. Approximately 15 percent of existing QUALSHIP 21 ships will receive the E-Zero designation.
4/14/2017: New E-Zero initiative will recognize exceptional compliance
E-Zero is part of the existing QUALSHIP 21 program and recognizes exceptional compliance across multiple environmental areas.
4/4/2016: Safety update – Foreign vessels
The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance posted updates to the foreign and offshore compliance division’s vessel safety website.
12/01/2015: Safety update – foreign vessels
The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance Foreign and Offshore Compliance Division posted the following updates to the vessel safety website.