8/2/2016: Marine Safety Manual Volume II, Change 2 now available

The Coast Guard announces the availability of the updated Marine Safety Manual Volume II, COMDINST M16000.7B, Material Inspection, Change Two. MSM Volume II establishes marine safety policies on international conventions and U.S. statutes and regulations relating to material inspection of domestic and foreign commercial vessels.


7/7/2016: Congressional hearing alert – Prevention of smuggling at U.S. ports

Today, Rear Adm. Linda Fagan, deputy commandant for operations, policy and capabilities, will testify before a congressional hearing.


1/29/2016: Solicitation for the Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award for excellence in maritime security

The Coast Guard extended its solicitation period for nominations for the Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Awards for excellence in maritime security.


12/30/2015: Coast Guard cyber maritime bulletin 002-16 now available

The Coast Guard recently began publishing a new maritime cyber bulletin to facilitate a greater understanding of the threats and hazards that impact the marine transportation system. Coast Guard cyber maritime bulletin 002-16 is now available on Coast Guard Homeport.


10/14/2015: New edition of Waves on the Waterfront posted!

The Coast Guard’s Office of Port and Facility Compliance published the October 2015 issue of Waves on the Waterfront. The newsletter serves to provide useful information on the national and international policies as well as highlight success stories, best practices and achievements in the field.


8/11/2015: New edition of Waves on the Waterfront posted!

The Coast Guard’s Office of Port and Facility Compliance published the August 2015 issue of Waves on the Waterfront. The newsletter serves to provide useful information on the national and international policies as well as highlight success stories, best practices and achievements in the field.


7/23/2015: Cyber drivers?

The Chief of the Office of Port and Facility Compliance highlights a recent hack, to remotely control a car, and the related cyber safety concerns in marine transportation.


7/8/2015: Cyber risk management – Interagency cooperation

Recently, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement published an article on BSEE and Coast Guard shared responsibilities to manage cyber and other risks in the offshore environment.


6/15/2015: Coast Guard Commandant on Cyber in the maritime domain

Read a summary of the Coast Guard Commandant’s remarks from last week’s Area Maritime Security Committee meeting on cyber in the maritime domain and the soon-to-be-released Coast Guard Cyber Strategy which will be released tomorrow.


5/29/2015: New edition of Waves on the Waterfront posted!

The Coast Guard’s Office of Port and Facility Compliance published the June 2015 issue of Waves on the Waterfront. The newsletter serves to provide useful information on the national and international policies as well as highlight success stories, best practices and achievements in the field.


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