Alternative Management Systems (AMS)




The attached document provides a history of the Alternative Management Systems that have been accepted under the conditions set forth by 33 CFR 151.2026: 



Environmental Standards Division

(Formerly CG-5224, G-PSO-4, and G-MSO-4)


Primary Functions:

Under the direction and supervision of the Chief, Office of Operating and Environmental Standards (CG-OES), the Chief, the Environmental Standards Division (CG-OES-3) shall:

  • Develop and maintain standards and regulations for inspected and uninspected vessels, facilities, and offshore platforms.

  • Develop and maintain standards, regulations, and industry guidance for vessel, facility, and platform operations.

  • Develop and maintain regulations and guidance concerning operational pollution prevention, response, and removal.