The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert XX-21, to highlight how unexpected heavy weather events and rapid changes in weather have contributed to multiple notable and deadly marine casualties over the past several years.
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 05-21, to notify mariners to a potentially dangerous situation involving corrosion of the turntable pin on accommodation ladders.
Recently Coast Guard port state control officers performed an examination on board a Liquefied Natural Gas carrier. While onboard the inspectors discovered a significant and potentially dangerous modification within a gas valve unit (GVU) room.
This safety alert discusses the importance of knowing navigation rules when operating in a shared waterway.
The Coast Guard issued Marine Safety Alert 01-17 to remind owners and operators of vessels of the importance of following established safety management system procedures.
The Coast Guard published Marine Safety Advisory 17-16 to bring attention to a problem with cracks on the cooling jacket, specifically MAN B&W, that have been linked to steering and propulsion casualties. All vessel owners, operators and engineers are encouraged to view this alert.
The Coast Guard issued safety alert 16-16 to remind mariners of the potential dangers that can occur when alarm systems are deliberately ignored.
The Coast Guard issued safety alert 15-16 to remind vessel owners, operators, mariners, cruises ship passengers, and all others employed in the maritime domain of the importance of concerns associated with Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone.
The Coast Guard issued a safety alert reminding owners and operators of businesses and vessels associated with the towing of large drilling rigs, such as semi-submersibles, conical or other types of non-standard tows, of the importance of planning for such significant towing operations.