Subchapter M Towing Vessel – Pilot house alerter and towing machinery requirements

The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) would like to remind all Subchapter M – Towing Vessel owners and operators that while the phase-in allowance to get your Certificate of Inspection (COI) has past, as of July 19, 2022, there are some other requirements for existing vessels that are a prerequisite prior to obtaining the next Renewal COI.
Source: USCG
Link: Subchapter M Towing Vessel – Pilot house alerter and towing machinery requirements

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) Type Approval Certificate to Langh Tech Oy AB

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 49th U.S. Coast Guard BWMS Type Approval Certificate to Langh Tech Oy AB after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system meets the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.
Source: USCG
Link: Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) Type Approval Certificate to Langh Tech Oy AB

District 08 (Gulf of Mexico) Week 34 LNM Available on Navigation Center Website

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Source: LNM District 8
Link: District 08 (Gulf of Mexico) Week 34 LNM Available on Navigation Center Website

Area Maritime Security Committees 2021 Annual Report – Challenges,Suggestions, Accomplishments, and Best Practices

The Office of Port and Facility Compliance is pleased to announce the publication of the consolidated Area Maritime Security Committees (AMSC) 2021 Annual Report, highlighting the status of, and work completed by the 43 AMSCs in 2021.
Source: USCG
Link: Area Maritime Security Committees 2021 Annual Report – Challenges,Suggestions, Accomplishments, and Best Practices