Policy and Guidance - Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU)

The following chapters of the Marine Safety Manual, Volume II: Section G - OCS Activities are applicable to MODUs:
  ○  Chapter 1, Regulations, Policy and Guidance for a Unit Conducting an OCS Activity,
  ○  Chapter 2, Procedures Applicable to U.S. MODUs, and
  ○  Chapter 3, Procedures Applicable to Foreign MODUs.


Policy Letter Subject
CG-ENG Policy Letter 03-15 Acceptance of CAP 437, Standards for Offshore Helicopter Landing Areas
CG-ENG Policy Letter 02-12 Acceptance of the 2009 IMO MODU Code
CG-543 Policy Letter 11-01 Guidelines for Coast Guard Evaluations of Compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Vessel General Permit
CG-543 Policy Letter 09-01 Guidelines for Ensuring Compliance with Annex VI to MARPOL 73/78
G-MOC Policy Letter 01-03 Pressure Vessel Examination and Relief Valve Testing on Foreign Flag MODUs Operating on the Outer Continental Shelf (Incorporated into MSM II/G and CANCELLED. Provided for historic reference only. See MSM II, page G3-16 for the current "policy".)


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