CRUISE SHIP NATIONAL CENTER OF EXPERTISE (CSNCOE)

Safety Alerts and Bulletins Specific to Cruise Ships

Bahamas Maritime Authority Safety Alert 19-01 Tender Boat Operations

USCG Marine Safety Alert 01-19 Don’t get burned!   Be ready with a proper Fireman’s Outfit

MCA Safety Bulletin 12 Accidental CO2 releases onboard UK merchant Vessels

USCG Marine Safety Alert 13-18 LED Lighting Potential Interference of VHF-FM Radio and AIS Reception

USCG Marine Safety Alert 13-17 Fixed CO2 Fire Extinguishing Systems

Bahamas Maritime Authority Technical Alert 17-14 Sprinkler Heads and Bulbs

USCG Marine Safety Alert 09-17 Leaky Lifejacket Lights

MCA Safety Bulletin 09 2017 Emergency Escape Breathing Device Recall

USCG Marine Safety Alert 12-16 Good Data Input Equals Good Data Output - Does Your VDR Work

USCG Marine Safety Alert 04-16 Distressed Distress Signal A potentially dangerous issue

USCG Marine Safety Information Bulletin 01-16 Zika Virus

MAIBI Safety Report 2015 Drowning of a Passenger on Pacific Dawn

MCA Safety Bulletin 4 Automatic Water Mist Sprinkler Systems

USCG Marine Safety Alert 11-15 Dried not Fried (laundry safety issues)

USCG Marine Safety Information Bulletin 13-15 Ballast Water Management Program Update

USCG Marine Safety Alert 13-15 Ultra Low Sulfur Fuel Oil & Compliance with MARPOL Requirements (update to USCG MSB 02-15)

USCG Marine Safety Alert 04-15 Engine Room Operations

USCG Marine Safety Information Bulletin 02-15 New Emission Control Area (ECA) Sulfur Cap Started January 01, 2015

USCG Marine Safety Alert 02-15 Ultra Low Sulfur Fuel Oil Compliance with MARPOL Requirements

USCG Marine Safety Alert 09-14 Air Draft Is Critical

USCG Marine Safety Information Bulletin 05-14 Unannounced Examinations of Cruise Ships in 2014

USCG Marine Safety Information Bulletin 39-13 MARPOL Annex V – Wider Caribbean Region Special Area

USCG Marine Safety Information Bulletin 38-13 Clarification of Implementation Date and Notice of Arrival Requirements for Nontank Vessel Response Plan Final Rule

USCG Marine Safety Alert 08-14 Dynamic Positioning System Failure on Vessels other than Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (Vessels)

USCG Marine Safety Alert 03-14 Failure of Hand Portable Fire Extinguisher

USCG Marine Safety Alert 09-13 Bridge Resource Management in Pilotage Waters

USCG Marine Safety Alert 06-13 Termination of its 2 MHZ Distress Watchkeeping Service

NTSB Safety Alert: Mariners: Improve Your Chances of Survival When Abandoning Ship

USCG Marine Safety Alert 03-13 Surge Protective Devices Onboard Vessels

USCG Marine Safety Alert 01-13 Counterfeit Portable Fire Extinguishers

USCG Marine Safety Alert 07-11 Listen and live Develop and Follow Smart Safety Procedures

USCG Marine Safety Alert 06-11 Mustang Survival PFD Recall Notice

USCG Marine Safety Alert 04-11 Mariner’s Safety Endangered when VHF Radio Distress Alerts by Digital Selective Calling (DSC) Lack Location and Identification Information

USCG Marine Safety Alert 03-11 Providing CPR – No Time To Waste

USCG Marine Safety Alert 01-11 Inspection Of Fuel Oil Quick-Closing Valves

USCG Marine Safety Alert 10(a)-10 Wrong Directions- A Recipe For Failure (1 of 2)

USCG Marine Safety Alert 10(b)-10 Simple Failures Render CO2 System Inoperative (2 of 2)

USCG Marine Safety Alert 05-10 AIS Text Messaging Concerns- Usage During Navigation And Emergencies And Ensuring Accurate AIS Data

USCG Marine Safety Alert 05-09 Fixed CO2 system alert

MAIB Safety Bulletin 2/2011 Malfunction of a proximity switch, which resulted in failure of a fall wire with the loss of one life on the car carrier Tombarra

MAIB Safety Bulletin 4/2010 Catastrophic failure of a capacitor and explosion on board the passenger cruise vessel RMS Queen Mary 2