May 18, 2024

Updated Policy Letter on Guidelines for Human-Supervised Testing of Remote Controlled and Autonomous Systems on Vessels

The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) announces the publication of Change 1 to the policy letter titled Guidelines for Human-Supervised Testing of Remote Controlled and Autonomous Systems on Vessels.

May 13, 2024

CG-ENG Policy Letter for Ship-to-Ship Transfer of Hazardous Materials Other Than Oil

On 7 May 2024, the U.S. Coast Guard Office of Design and Engineering Standards (CG-ENG) published Policy Letter 02-24, Guidance on Commandant Approval of Lightering and Ship to Ship Transfer Operations Involving Hazardous Materials Other Than Oil.

May 7, 2024

Design Verifications – Inspected Towing Vessels

The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) has received public inquiry regarding “replacement in kind” determinations and design verification for towing vessel inspected under 46 CFR subchapter M. The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center (MSC) and CG-CVC would like to provide the following information.

May 1, 2024

Announcement: CG-CVC Work Instruction 002(1): Qualship 21 & E-Zero Programs

On 22 April 2024, the U.S. Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) published CG-CVC-WI-002(1), Qualship 21 & E-Zero Programs, available for reference on CVC’s Mission Management System (MMS) webpage.

April 30, 2024

New National Security Memorandum on Critical Infrastructure

On April 30th, President Biden signed a National Security Memorandum (NSM) to secure and enhance the resilience of U.S. critical infrastructure. The NSM will replace a decade-old presidential policy document on critical infrastructure protection and launch a comprehensive effort to protect U.S. infrastructure against all threats and hazards, current and future.

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