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USCG Issues Recommendations to Safeguard the Maritime Transportation System Through MSIBs

USCG released a series of Marine Safety Information Bulletins (MSIB) based on managed risk, flexibility and restraint. Listed below are a series of MSIBs related to COVID-19:
02/20: COVID-19 CH3
06/20: COVID-19 Vessel Reporting Requirements for Illness or Death
07/20: COVID-19 Port and Facility Operations
08/20: COVID-19 Mariner Credentials
09/20: COVID-19 Vessel Inspections, Exams, and Documentation
10/20: COVID-19: Guidance for Maritime Operations on Compliance with Federal Drug Testing Requirements
11/20: Maintaining Maritime Commerce and Identification of Essential Maritime Critical Infrastructure Workers
12/20: COVID-19 – Vessel and Facility Response Plans
13/20:  COVID 19 – Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC®) Operations
14/20: COVID-19: Ballast Water Management (BWM) Extensions

Prevention professionals from the US Coast Guard headquarters will continue to coordinate with government and non-governmental stakeholders in a cooperative effort to safeguard the MTS. Captains of the Port and Officers in Charge, Marine Inspection located throughout the country have the appropriate authorities to provide and effective presence to quickly address the unique risks associated with their region and to act decisively on-scene with local partners.

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