Marine Safety Alert:  Ensuring proper pperation and detection of radar search and rescue transponders (SARTs)

The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Casualty Analysis has released Safety Alert 12-22 to address issues that may reduce the effectiveness of a radar Search and Rescue Transponder (SART) during an emergency.
Source: Investigations & Casualty Analysis
Link: Marine Safety Alert:  Ensuring proper pperation and detection of radar search and rescue transponders (SARTs)

Federal Register Notice: Notice of Shipping Coordinating Committee Meeting in Preparation for International Maritime Organization MEPC 79 Meeting

The Department of State announced in the Federal Register that it will conduct a public meeting of the Shipping Coordinating Committee at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, by way of both in-person at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC and teleconference.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Federal Register Notice: Notice of Shipping Coordinating Committee Meeting in Preparation for International Maritime Organization MEPC 79 Meeting

Federal Register Notice: Notice of Shipping Coordinating Committee Meeting in Preparation for International Maritime Organization MSC 106 Meeting – (Oct 26)

This is a meeting reminder that the Department of State will conduct a public meeting of the Shipping Coordinating Committee at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, by way of both in-person at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC and teleconference.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Federal Register Notice: Notice of Shipping Coordinating Committee Meeting in Preparation for International Maritime Organization MSC 106 Meeting – (Oct 26)

Federal Register: National Chemical Transportation Safety Advisory Committee; November 2022 meeting

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the National Chemical Transportation Safety Advisory Committee will conduct a series of meetings over 3 days in Houston, TX, Nov. 1-3, to discuss matters relating to the safe and secure marine transportation of hazardous materials.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Federal Register: National Chemical Transportation Safety Advisory Committee; November 2022 meeting