USCG: Commandant Change Notice On Use of Electronic Charts and Publications in Lieu of Paper Charts, Maps and Publications

  Mariners rely on nautical publications for a successful voyage. Recommendations from the Navigation Safety Advisory Council have seen the Coast...

Code on Intact Stability 2008, 2020 Edition Now Available

The newest edition of International Maritime Organization Code on Intact Stability 2008 (IS Code), 2020 Edition is now available for purchase. Wha...

Final National Charting Plan released by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Final National Charting Plan released by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) The Coast Survey was first introduced in 1807 to ...

USCG releases new 46 CFR Subchapter M Final Rule: Inspection of Towing Vessels

  On June 20, 2016 the U.S. Coast Guard published in the Federal Register new towing vessel regulations that establish new requirements for the de...

U.S. Carriage Requirements for Nautical Charts & Publications on Board Ships

Who does §33 CFR 164 apply to for Federal carriage requirements of nautical charts and publications? U.S. vessels meeting the applicability paramet...

USCG Exam Study Materials

 Deck Guide for Permitted Materials in the USCG Exam Room   United States Coast Guard Deck Exam Mariners seeking USCG deck cer...