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MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Update (Change 5)

Maritime CommonsFriday, May 29, 2020 - 2:15 PM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published an update May 27, 2020 to MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Update (Change 4). [ Read Full Article ]

Port Access Route Study: The Areas Offshore of Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:59 PM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register the completion of The Areas Offshore of Massachusetts and Rhode Island Port Access Route Study. [ Read Full Article ]

Update to NVIC 01-16, Electronic charts and publications policy

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 28, 2020 - 1:01 PM
The Office of Navigation Systems announced in the Federal Register Change 2 of the Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 01-16, Use of Electronic Charts and Publications in Lieu of Paper Charts, Maps and Publications, together with a Deregulatory Savings Analysis. [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Semb-Eco Pte, Ltd.

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:18 AM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 33rd U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Semb-Eco Pte, Ltd. [ Read Full Article ]

Guidance on Waiver of Merchant Mariner Credential Application Fees for Active Duty Members of the Uniformed Services

Maritime CommonsTuesday, May 26, 2020 - 3:06 PM
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing has published CG-MMC Policy Letter 02-20 titled: Guidance on Waiver of Merchant Mariner Credential Application Fees for Active Duty Members of the Uniformed Services. Active duty […] [ Read Full Article ]

Processing of Mariner Appeals During COVID-19 Pandemic

Maritime CommonsFriday, May 22, 2020 - 1:05 PM
Due to ongoing COVID-19 safety and health concerns and technical constraints, the processing of mariner appeals has been delayed. [ Read Full Article ]

Office of Port and Facility Compliance 2019 Year in Review Now Available

Maritime CommonsFriday, May 22, 2020 - 10:30 AM
The Office of Port and Facility Compliance has released its 2019 Annual Report. [ Read Full Article ]

Policy Update for Emergency Evacuation Drills on Manned Facilities with Lifeboats

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 20, 2020 - 11:36 AM
The Coast Guard District 8 Outer Continental Shelf Officer in Charge Marine Inspection has issued Policy Letter 01-2020, “Emergency Evacuation Drills on Manned Facilities with Lifeboats” May 19, 2020. This policy letter […] [ Read Full Article ]

Check Your Life Jacket’s Fit, Function & Condition Before Boating this Season

Maritime CommonsTuesday, May 19, 2020 - 3:35 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard estimates that life jackets could have saved the lives of over 80 percent of boating fatality victims. Ensure they fit properly. [ Read Full Article ]

National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee Member Solicitation

Maritime CommonsMonday, May 18, 2020 - 2:09 PM
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is seeking applications for all membership positions in the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee. [ Read Full Article ]

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