4/28/2016: Additional information on Coast Guard determinations about container weight requirements, verified gross mass

Today, the Coast Guard filed an equivalency with the International Maritime Organization, and released a marine safety information bulletin that provides additional information on the Coast Guard’s determinations about container weight requirements found in the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, SOLAS.


4/14/2016: Congressional hearing – Written testimony published

The written testimony and video of Rear Adm. Paul Thomas’ Congressional Hearing, focusing on the Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Program, was posted today.


3/2/2016: SOLAS amendments to container weight requirements – New FAQs published

As follow-on from the 16th Annual TPM Conference, Rear Adm. Thomas is using Maritime Commons to provide an FAQ and clarification on SOLAS Chapter VI, Part A, Regulation 2 – Cargo Information.