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8/17/2018: Liquefied Gas Carrier NCOE delivers training to Cheniere, Sector Corpus Christi

Maritime CommonsFriday, August 17, 2018 - 1:07 PM
The Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise gives LNG training to Cheniere’s LNG PICs and local Coast Guardsmen in Corpus Christi. [ Read Full Article ]

8/16/2018: Marine Safety Alert – Potential interference of VHF-FM radio and AIS reception

Maritime CommonsThursday, August 16, 2018 - 2:42 PM
The Office of Investigation and Analysis released Marine Safety Alert 13-18 to alert mariners about reports regarding poor reception on VHF frequencies used for radiotelephone, digital selective calling (DSC) and automatic identification systems (AIS) when in the vicinity of light emitting diode ( [ Read Full Article ]

8/14/2018: Notice requesting comments on Information Collection Request regarding Adequacy Certification for Reception Facilities

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 14, 2018 - 2:46 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking public comment on its request for an extension of its approval for the collection of information involving Adequacy Certification for Reception Facilities and Advance notice - 33 CFR part 158, without change. Comments much reach the Coast Guard and the Office of [ Read Full Article ]

8/14/2018: Notice requesting comments on Information Collection Request regarding Crewmember Identification Documents

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 14, 2018 - 1:20 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget for an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0113, Crewmember Identification Documents, without change. The Coast Guard is requesting comments from [ Read Full Article ]

8/14/2018: Notice of Arrival and Departure (NOAD) Schema 3.6 90-day notice

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:47 AM
An updated Notice of Arrival and Departure schema, versioned 3.6, will be released November 13, 2018, and will contain various schema improvements, updates to ports list and retirement of the National Vessel Movement Center workbook as a means of submission for Outer Continental Shelf Notices of [ Read Full Article ]

8/10/2018: Guidance on qualification and renewal of STCW endorsements for Officer in Charge of a Nav Watch and Master

Maritime CommonsFriday, August 10, 2018 - 8:14 AM
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing released two Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars Aug. 6, 2018 related to watch keeping aboard vessels less than 500 gross tons. [ Read Full Article ]

8/9/2018: Recap of Coast Guard-American Waterways Operators steering committee meeting

Maritime CommonsThursday, August 9, 2018 - 7:00 AM
The Coast Guard-American Waterways Operators Safety Partnership held its National Quality Steering Committee meeting July 31, 2018, with an agenda focusing on the concerns of the partnership and industry. This meeting marked the first NQSC meeting since Subchapter M towing vessel regulations went [ Read Full Article ]

8/8/2018: Termination of U.S. Coast Guard rebroadcast of HYDROLANT and HYDROPAC information

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:23 AM
The Coast Guard will cease the rebroadcast of HYDROLANT and HYDROPAC navigational warnings over High Frequency Simplex Teletype Over Radio service as of Aug. 30, 2018. [ Read Full Article ]

8/8/2018: Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:10 AM
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee and its working groups will meet September 11-12 to discuss various issues related to personnel in the United States Merchant Marine, including training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness standards. The meetings will be open [ Read Full Article ]

8/7/2018: Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 7, 2018 - 8:21 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and its working groups will meet September 13-14 in Dania Beach, Florida, to discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations. [ Read Full Article ]

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