8/7/2014: New type approval series for H-Class structural fire materials on the Outer Continental Shelf

The Coast Guard established four new Coast Guard type approval series covering H-Class structural fire protection materials for use on offshore facilities on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.

5/2/2014: Federal Register Notice of Outer Continental Shelf Units-Fire and Explosion Analyses

The Coast Guard issued a Federal Register Notice of recommended interim voluntary guidelines concerning mobile offshore drilling units, or MODUs, and manned fixed and floating offshore facilities engaged in activities on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.