3/1/2018: Remarks by Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards Jeffrey Lantz, during Polar Code harmonization conference

Mr. Jeff Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards, spoke Feb. 22, 2018 at the International Conference on Polar Code Harmonization, in Helsinki, Finland. This post offers a condensed version of Lantz’s remarks, which focus on the U.S. Coast Guard’s view on harmonization, implementation, continued development and lessons learned.


4/3/2017: Connecticut Maritime Association’s 2017 Shipping Conference – Remarks from Jeffrey Lantz, Office of Regs & Standards

In March, senior Coast Guard leaders had the opportunity to make remarks on various topics during the Connecticut Maritime Association’s Shipping 2017 conference and expo in Stamford, Connecticut. Continuing with the CMA 2017 series, next up are remarks by Mr. Jeffrey Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. In his remarks, Lantz provides his thoughts on US ballast water regulations, compliance with MARPOL Annex I and VI, and touches on a new program, QUALSHIP 21 E-Zero, designed to recognize excellence in industry environmental stewardship.