Outer Continental Shelf National Center of Expertise (OCSNCOE)
Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) and Memorandums of Agreement (MOAs)
The U.S. Coast Guard has entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) and Memorandums of Agreement (MOAs) with various federal agencies and industry organizations pertaining to the inspection, investigation and response activities on the Outer Continental Shelf. Agreements have been made with the following agencies or organizations:
MOUs and MOAs are accessible under the respective agency or organization tabs on this page.
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement MOU and MOAs
MOUs and MOAs with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) are listed in the following table, ordered by MOA number. Click on the MOA number to open the document. From the Coast Guard side, MOUs and MOAs are managed by the various offices as shown on the Index Document. The Coast Guard's main BSEE/USCG MOU/MOA page (also containing links to additional annual reports) is maintained by the Office of Operating and Environmental Standards (CG-OES) and can be found here.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration MOUs
MOUs with OSHA are listed in the following table, ordered by date (newest to oldest). Click on the MOU date to open the document (opens in a new window). The OSHA MOU page can be found here.
OSHA has an additional instruction, Directive No. CPL 02-01-047, that provides current policy, information and guidance with respect to OSHA authority over persons working on vessels and facilities on or adjacent to U.S. navigable waters and the Outer Continental Shelf. This instruction can be accessed by clicking on the directive number previously listed.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) MOU
The MOU with the FCC is listed in the following table. Click on the MOU date to open the document (opens in a new window).
Association of Diving Contractors International MOU
The MOU with ADCI is listed in the following table. Click on the MOU date to open the document (opens in a new window).