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05 2020

USCG and Area Contingency Planning and Drills

2020-05-04T15:24:11+00:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Announcements, News & Articles|

Please see USCG Memo on Area Contingency Planning and Drills The USCG has relaxed its normal timelines/deadlines for conducting various response planning drills due to the COVID situation.  In particular, all CG Preparedness for Response Exercise Programs (PREP) associated with the area contingency plans are currently suspended and will be rescheduled.  The USCG anticipates PREPs [...]

08 2016

Vessel Response Plan Alternative Planning Criteria National Guidelines

2016-08-26T10:52:46+00:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: Announcements, News & Articles|

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued an extension of public comment period and notice of public meeting regarding the pending update to the Alternative Planning Criteria (APC) National Guidelines. The deadline for submission of written comments is September 23, 2016. For more information: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-08-16/pdf/2016-19512.pdf

08 2016

Salvage and Marine Fire Fighting & Government-initiated Unannounced Exercises

2016-08-26T10:51:23+00:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: Announcements, News & Articles|

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a bulletin to answer frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the new 2016 National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (NPREP) guidelines as they pertain to Salvage and Marine Fire Fighting (SMFF) exercises and Government Initiated Unannounced Exercises (GIUEs). For more information: https://www.uscg.mil/msib/docs/012_16_8-15-2016.pdf