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Link: District 08 (Gulf of Mexico) Week 35 LNM Available on Navigation Center Website
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The Office of Port and Facility Compliance is pleased to release the Office of Port and Facility Compliance 2020 Annual Report. This report highlights the efforts of CG-FAC and its partners to ensure the safety and security of doing business at our port communities.
Link: Office of Port and Facility Compliance 2020 Annual Report
From Captain Bradley W. Clare, National Maritime Center Commanding Officer The National Maritime Center (NMC) continues to experience increased Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) and medical certificate application processing times. Every effort is […]
Link: Merchant mariner credential application processing time update and important additional information
The Coast Guard National Vessel Documentation Center recently announced that as of August 26, 2021, customers will receive confirmation e-mails in response to e-mail submissions.
Link: National Vessel Documentation Center: Improved customer service feature for renewal submissions via e-mail
The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the appointment of 20 individuals to serve as members of the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (NBSAC).
Link: National Boating Safety Advisory Committee appoints new members
The Coast Guard has announced in the Federal Register the availability of Revision 8 to Maritime Security (MARSEC) Directive
Link: Federal Register Notice: Revisions to Maritime Security Directive 104-6; guidelines for U.S. vessels operating in high risk waters
The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance, Fishing Vessel Safety Division has issued Marine Safety Information Bulletin 08-21 “Commercial Fishing Vessel Alternative-to-Class Requirements” to apprise fishing vessel owners/operators of requirements that apply to the new construction, survey, and maintenance of certain commercial fishing vessels.
Link: MSIB: Commercial fishing vessel alternative-to-class requirements
The Coast Guard has announced the appointment of 18 individuals to serve as members of the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (N-MERPAC).
Link: National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee appoints new members
The National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet via teleconference to discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant mariners’ documents, medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels, medical examiner education, and medical research.
Link: Federal Register Notice: National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; September 2021 teleconference