United States Coast Guard
Navigation Standards Division


The Navigation Standards Division (CG-NAV-2) reports directly to the Office of Navigation Systems (CG-NAV), which is under the Director of Marine Transportation Systems (CG-5PW). The division creates policy and regulations for Marine Spatial Planning, Vessel Traffic Service, Navigation Carriage Requirements, Port and Waterways Safety Assessment and the Navigation Rules of the Road. The division also convenes the Navigation Safety Advisory Committee.


Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment
Port Access Route Studies
Rules of the Road
IALA & IWRAP Risk Assessment Tool
Electronic Chart Display Information Systems
Off-Shore Renewable Energy
Bridge-Bridge Radiotelephone Act
Regulated Navigation Areas
Certificates of Alternative Compliance