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.