OCSNCOE Unit Emblem (silhouettes of a self-elevating MODU, an OSV and an offshore wind turbine over a silhouette of the United States with the U.S. Coast Guard mark (i.e., racing stripe) in the background).Outer Continental Shelf National Center of Expertise (OCSNCOE)

JACK ST. MALO during offshore construction with attending OSV and Floatel VICTORY. C-ENFORCER underway with water cannons flowing. SEVAN LOUISIANA underway when initially entering the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Platform GINA off the California coast. Block Island windfarm with attending CTV. SPARTAN 151 dockside in Seward, AK.



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Dynamic Positioning Voluntary Reporting

In accordance with 77 FR 26562 and the subsequent Coast Guard Policy Letter by CG-5PC, it is recommended that owners and operators of dynamically positioned MODUs (not leaseholders who contract MODUs) operating on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) voluntarily report reactive changes of DP status from "green" to "red". These voluntary reports may be used to facilitate industry-wide improvements to DP reliability by using lessons learned.

The "green" to "red" status changes are described in paragraph 4.11 of the Marine Technology Society's (MTS) DP Operations Guidance, prepared through the Dynamic Positioning Committee to aid in the safe and effective management of DP Operations using the procedures listed in 46 CFR 4.05.

Please email voluntary reports to: voluntaryDPIncidentReport@uscg.mil