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Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment Workshop Report, New London, CT

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Sector Long Island Sound sponsored a Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) workshop in Mystic, CT, on 17-18 November 2021 for New London, CT (Thames River). You can access the report here.

Thursday, October 20, 2022
Pacific Coast Port Access Route Study (Draft)

On 8/26/2022, the CG published a notice of availability of draft study and request for comment for the Pacific Coast PARS, Read it here.

Thursday, September 8, 2022
Port Access Route Study for the Seacoast of North Carolina

The Port Access Route Study for the Seacoast of North Carolina is posted on the U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center Website PARS Reports page, see it here. Encl 1, Encl 2

Monday, June 6, 2022
Hazardous Weather Outlook Eastern Pacific

The U.S. Coast Guard, National Weather Service, and National Hurricane Center announce the addition of a new Hazardous Weather Outlook service covering the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Read more here:

Monday, March 14, 2022
Cyber Awareness Series submitted by the Coast Guard Office of Port & Facility Compliance

This three part series begins verification of cybersecurity requirements for Maritime Transportation Security Act-regulated facilities. Part 1 Facility Compliance, Part 2 Risk Management, Part 3: Cyber hygiene.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
The Navigation Center is publishing Broadcast Notices to Mariners (BNMs)

The Navigation Center is now publishing Broadcast Notices to Mariners (BNMs) in filterable, digital format for the entire First Coast Guard District. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, FL is the latest addition. You can search the database using a wide variety of parameters to get the BNMs you need the most. View the BNM page now...

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Coast Guard Cyber Readiness Branch recommendations for fending off malicious email attacks.

Read here.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Cessation of HF Voice Distress Frequencies

The Coast Guard ceased monitoring all High Frequency (HF) voice distress frequencies within the contiguous United States and Hawaii on 7 February, 2022. See MSIB Number: 10-21

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Visit the U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center Facebook page.

Click on this link.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
U.S. Space Force Roadmap

The U.S. Space Force has released a roadmap of the GPS enterprise running through the end of FY-28.

Monday, January 10, 2022