The US Coast Guard (USCG) issued a circular concerning the requirements for launching a lifeboat and guidance for ensuring compliance regarding emergency evacuation drills.
US Coast Guard recently updated its Foreign Gas Carrier Examiner (FGCE) Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) in order to highlight the newest gas carrier regulations and policies.
In response to the cyber security matters that keep arising, US Coast Guard has released Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 01-20, in which addresses cyber security risks and states its position on cyber risk management controls for maritime facilities regulated under the 33 CFR 105 code of federal regulations.
The US Coast Guard (USCG) warns inland towboat operators to set up their AIS transponder to broadcast the full size of the barge tow, not just the size of the vessel.
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing provided guidance on the affidavits required with an application for a duplicate merchant mariner credential (MMC) and mariner medical certificate.
The US Coast Guard is seeking public comment on a proposal to expand regulations on vessel financial responsibility for all tank vessels greater than 100 gross tons as required by statute.
The U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the U.S. Coast Guard alert the maritime industry for deceptive shipping practices used to evade sanctions.
The Inspections and Compliance Directorate reminds the maritime community that accurate AIS data entry and display is essential to safe navigation.
The US Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 31st USCG Ballast Water Management System type approval Certificate to Miura Co., Ltd., after a detailed review determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.
The US Coast Guard hoisted two people to safety after their vessel ran aground at the Barnegat Inlet Jetty in Barnegat, New Jersey on May 6.
- Maritime Health
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- Green Shipping
Cargotec joins UN Business Ambition for 1.5°C28/05/2020
Consortium to reduce CO2 emissions in the Scheldt Delta region28/05/2020
Sweden's newest freight terminal begins operations28/05/2020
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Port of Helsinki fairway to be deepened28/05/2020