The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance published Work Instruction CVC-WI-018(1), “Laid up Inspected/Examined Vessels.” This work instruction outlines the process of laying up inspected and examined commercial vessels and provides greater consistency […]
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance published Work Instruction CVC-WI-025(1), “Risk Based Fishing Vessel Exam Program,” Aug. 21, 2020. This work instruction outlines Coast Guard initiatives to promote increased safety within the commercial fishing industry on vessels viewed as high-risk.
Work Instruction update: Alternate testing methods of overspeed protection on electronically controlled engines
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) released work instruction CVC-WI-011(1) to provide guidance to Coast Guard marine inspectors for alternative testing methods of overspeed protection on electronically controlled engines.
Work Instruction update: MARPOL Annex VI Regulation 14 compliance, & Global Sulfur Fuel Oil Sulfur Cap enforcement
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) released work instruction CVC-WI-022 to provide guidance to Coast Guard marine inspectors and port state control officers for ensuring vessel compliance with MARPOL Annex VI Regulation 14. Additionally, this work instruction cancels CG-CVC Policy Letter 12-04 Change 1, and includes a Job Aid as an enclosure.
The work instruction was updated Sept. 20, 2019, with language to be more specific in its application.
This work instruction was updated Sept. 20, 2019. Please see our post dated Oct. 1, 2019, for the most current information.
The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance has updated the Mission Management System CV-WI-010(2), Work Instruction for OCMI guidance on special consideration for inspected towing vessels.
10/29/2018: New work instruction on enforcement of MARPOL Annex VI Regulation, engine operation in Emission Control Areas
Officers in Charge, Marine Inspection, affected companies, and Recognized Organizations that issue International Air Pollution Prevention certificates on behalf of the United States are encouraged to apply this Work Instruction as it relates to the installation and certification of “qualifying engines” that are required to meet IMO Tier III performance standards.
5/23/2018: Release of Mission Management System Work Instruction 005 – Request for recognized organization internal Quality Management System review.
This instruction formalizes a process, known as a Quality Case, for the Coast Guard to request an internal investigation or root cause analysis when objective evidence indicates that a potential failure or lack of effectiveness of the Recognized Organization’s Quality Management System resulted in the unsatisfactory execution of delegated function(s).