RDML Richard Timme writes about the Coast Guard’s role in safeguarding the Maritime Transportation System during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marine industry internship program helps Coast Guard stay in tune with industry
The Marine Industry Training program launched in 1948 and gives participants the chance to step outside of their roles in the Coast Guard and shadow industry or inter-agency partners.
Coast Guard, European Commission sign memorandum to improve oversight of mutually recognized organizations
The Memorandum provides a framework for sharing and coordinating information, activities and best practices for oversight of recognized organizations that carry out inspection and certification of commercial vessels on behalf of both the United States and European Union.
Resources for voluntarily establishing a Safety Management System
The Coast Guard recently promulgated Marine Safety Information Bulletin 03-20 to assist owners and operators wishing to voluntarily implement a SMS. In this post, Rear Adm. Richard Timme shares the MSIB and provides his perspective on SMS.
Congressional hearing alert: Commercial and Passenger Vessel Safety: Challenges, Opportunities
Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy Rear Adm. Richard Timme will testify before a Congressional Hearing focused on passenger vessel safety, Thursday, November 14th at 2 p.m.