The Coast Guard issued a safety alert to address fatigue as a potential causal factor in a number of recent groundings involving uninspected commercial fishing vessels.
The Coast Guard issued safety alert 5-15 to remind vessel operators and company technical managers of the importance of proper ship’s anchor use, stowage, and maintenance.
The Coast Guard issued Marine Safety Alert 4-15 regarding engine room operations, specifically the maintenance of machinery, escape routes and the importance of conducting thorough engineering watches.
The Coast Guard issued safety alert 03-15 as a reminder to all gas carrier owners and operators of the importance of ensuring all personnel follow approved safety management system cargo handling procedures and industry best practices.
The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 02-15 as a reminder to vessel owners and operators about the importance of establishing effective fuel oil changeover procedures to comply with MARPOL Annex VI emission regulations.
2/24/2015: USCG & BSEE Joint safety alert – Dynamic positioning failures in the Outer Continental Shelf
The U.S. Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement issued a joint safety alert addressing dynamic positioning failures on offshore supply vessels engaged in oil and gas operations in the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.
Due to a recent casualty, the Coast Guard issued a marine safety alert to raise awarenss about the importance of using proper replacement parts and equipment in accordance with their intended purpose.
The U.S. Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement issued a joint safety alert addressing a dynamic positioning incident on a vessel resulting in a loss of position while conducting a critical Outer Continental Shelf activity.
5/19/2014 Safety Alert: Emergency escape breath devices & life support apparatuses in unprepared status
The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 06-14 which comes from the discovery of numerous SABRE Emergency Escape Breath Devices, or EEBDs, and Emergency Life Support Apparatus, or ELSA, being found in an unprepared status.