Foreign & Offshore Vessel Compliance Division (CG-CVC-2)

Outer Continental Shelf

In accordance with the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), 43 U.S.C. § 1331 et. seq., and numerous Memorandum of Understanding and Agreement with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Coast Guard promulgates and enforces safety and security regulations governing units, including vessels, facilities, fixed and floating production platforms, and Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODUs) when operating on the U.S. OCS.