10/2/2015: LGC NCOE and industry experts provide technical training for future LNG fueled vessel inspectors
The Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise works with the private sector to train Coast Guard LNG fueled vessel inspectors.
TSAC will hold a public meeting in Washington, DC October 22-23, 2015.
10/2/2015: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget – Plan approval and records for vital system automation
The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval of a revision to a currently approved collection for the plan approval and records for vital system automation.
The Coast Guard has implemented the use of the new CG-719 series of formsthat will replace the forms displaying a June 30, 2012 expiration date.
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting to discuss guidelines on fatigue mitigation and management.
Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise releases LNG Bunkering field notice titled, ‘LNG Bunkering Recommendations.’
9/28/2015: Mariner credentialing – Update from the Office of Investigations and Casualty Analysis and Suspension and Revocation NCOE
Read after-action from the open house hosted by the National Maritime Center in part four of a four-part series.
The Coast Guard’s Navigation Center informs mariners that CGSIC meetings are open to the public and provide useful information on GPS-based applications; NAVCEN also reminds mariners to report incidents of GPS jamming as well as GPS signal interferences.
9/24/2015: Mariner credentialing – Update from Operating and Environmental Standards, Maritime Personnel Qualification Division
Maritime Commons attended an open house hosted by the Coast Guard’s National Maritime Center to provide updates on the credentialing process, future credentialing policies and their impacts on mariners and industry. The Coast Guard’s Office of Operating and Environmental Standards […]
Due to having to contingency plan for a government shutdown on October 1, the intercessional MERPAC working group regarding the Review and update of IMO MSC Circular MSC/Circ.1014- “Guidelines on fatigue mitigation and management” will meet on September 29 – 30, 2015.