Nav Safety Advisory Council Seeks Applicants

Monday, May 11, 2009

The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking applications for membership on the Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC). NAVSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on issues related to the prevention of collisions, rammings and groundings, including, but not limited to Inland and International Rules of the Road, navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety and aids to navigation systems.

The Coast Guard will consider applications for six positions that expire or become vacant in November 2009. Four positions are reserved for recognized experts and leaders in organizations having an active interest in the Rules of the Road and vessel and port safety and two seats are reserved for professional mariners, recreational boaters or representatives of the recreational boating industry.

Application forms should reach the Coast Guard by June 19. Contact Mike Sollosi or John Bobb of the Coast Guard at (202)372-1532 or by fax at (202) 372-1929.

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter January 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Navigation

Clipper Yacht Race: Making The Turn

Strong winds in the Da Nang New Discovery of Asia Race have led to some thrilling racing conditions for the Clipper Race fleet, with teams recording speeds of

EU Pulls Plug on Back-Up Nav System

A British-led initiative to create a back-up to satellite navigation systems for ships has been pulled after failing to garner interest from other European countries,

CMA CGM Increases Port Calls and TEU Capacity

French container line CMA CGM has announced imminent changes to its PCRF line service which links Northern Europe with the French West Indies, by adding two new

Coast Guard

Noncompliant Cargo Ship Banned from Australia

The 86-meter general cargo ship Noah Satu has been prohibited from entering or using any Australian ports for the second time in less than 12 months, following another round of safety,

Seventh Whale Stranded Off Norfolk Coastline

A seventh whale has been reported in shallow water off the coast of Mundesley, Norfolk this morning, February 9.   A member of the Mundesley Coastguard Rescue

Grounded Giant Chinese Boxship Freed

One of the world's largest container ships has been freed from a mud bank after running aground almost a week ago near Germany's largest port of Hamburg, German authorities said on Tuesday.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Offshore Oil Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0672 sec (15 req/sec)