5/12/2017: Safety Alert 04-17 – Work or play, it’s a shared waterway

This safety alert discusses the importance of knowing navigation rules when operating in a shared waterway.


11/5/2015: Safety alert – Navigation lights

The Coast Guard issued a safety alert about the sale and availability of unapproved recreational and commercial vessel navigation lights.


10/9/2014: Safety alert – Barge fleet lighting

The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 11-14 to bring attention to serious incidents involving barges and the critical need for barge operators to display proper navigational lighting.


10/6/2014: The Coast Guard promulgates Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbook

The Coast Guard announces the new Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbook and explains printing requirements.


9/30/2014: Navigation and navigable waters- Technical, organizational and conforming amendments

The Coast Guard published a correcting ammendment to final rule on navigation and navigable waters.


7/31/2014: National Maritime Center to update Rules of the Road exam questions

The National Maritime Center updated Rules of the Road exam questions affected by the changes in the Inland Navigation Rules final rule and posted an updated bank of questions.


7/7/2014: Navigation and navigable waters; technical, organizational and conforming amendments

The Coast Guard published a final rule that makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations, navigation and navigable waters regulations.