Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center releases report: “Risk-Informed Analysis of Transportation Worker Identification Credential Reader Requirements”

The Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center (HSOAC) has released The RAND Corporation report titled “Risk-Informed Analysis of Transportation Worker Identification Credential Reader Requirements.” 
Source: USCG
Link: Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center releases report: “Risk-Informed Analysis of Transportation Worker Identification Credential Reader Requirements”

Cancellation of CG-CVC Policy Letter 17-01, Use of the UTV Decal to Meet Certain Requirements Regarding Issuance of the Initial COI Under Subchapter M, and CG-543 Policy Letter 10-02, Existing Systems and Equipment on Uninspected Towing Vessels

The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CVC) has announced the cancellation of CG-CVC Policy Letter 17-01, issued March 10, 2017 – Use of the Uninspected Towing Vessel (UTV) Decal to Meet Certain Requirements Regarding Issuance of the Initial COI Under Subchapter M, and CG-534 Policy Letter 10-02, issued March 11, 2010 – Existing Systems and Equipment on Uninspected Towing Vessels. 
Source: USCG
Link: Cancellation of CG-CVC Policy Letter 17-01, Use of the UTV Decal to Meet Certain Requirements Regarding Issuance of the Initial COI Under Subchapter M, and CG-543 Policy Letter 10-02, Existing Systems and Equipment on Uninspected Towing Vessels

National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee-Subcommittee Teleconference – November 15-16, 2022

Task Statement 22-3 Mariner Credentialing Program Transformation Submitted by Mayte MedinaChief, Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is hosting a teleconference of the National Merchant Marine Personnel […] Source: USCG
Link: National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee-Subcommittee Teleconference – November 15-16, 2022

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) Type Approval Certificate to AQUASTAR Co., Ltd

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 50 th U.S. Coast Guard BWMS Type Approval Certificate to AQUASTAR Co., Ltd 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 AQUASTAR Co., Ltd

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