Deputy Commandant for Operations (DCO)

Programs (listed alphabetically):

Services (listed alphabetically):

  • CG Auxiliary
  • Homeport- Secure CG Internet portal delivering marine safety, security and environmental protection information.  Also provides services such as; access to sensitive security information (SSI),  submission of MTSA required security plans, reporting of MARSEC attainment, MARSEC Levels, Port Directory, ICS tools, etc.
  • Office of Design & Engineering Standards (CG-ENG) -The Office of Design and Engineering Standards is responsible for Coast Guard policy and standards that govern the safe design and construction of ships and shipboard equipment. These include hull structure, stability, electrical & mechanical systems, lifesaving equipment, fire safety, and equipment approvals.
  • Port State Information Exchange -The Port State Information Exchange (PSIX) system contains vessel specific information derived from the United States Coast Guard's Marine Information for Safety and Law Enforcement (MISLE).
  • Safety Alerts -Safety alerts and lessons learned from marine casualties.
  • World War II Merchant Mariner Veterans Benefits


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