USCG Safety Alert Bulletins

There are over 70 Safety Bulletins and 50 Lessons Learned published there. These are now available through the U.S. Coast Guard's
Homeport web site. Follow the link and look for the "Investigations" link on the left side of the page. Good luck finding anything!

The Marine Exchange will publish the latest Safety Bulletins from the Coast Guard here.

Number Title Date
03-09 Avoiding Propulsion Loss from Fuel Switching & API Technical Considerations June 16, 2009
13-08 Ventilation Closures for Fixed Gas Fire Extinguishing Systems on Small Passenger Vessels December 4, 2008
11-08 Fishing Vessel Stability November 18, 2008
10 - 08 New AIS Devices May Not Be Discernible With Older AIS Software October 30, 2008
08 - 08 Inspection of Fuel Oil Quick-Closing Valves October 23, 2008
07 - 08 Danger Aloft September 19, 2008
06 - 08 Counterfeit Emergencu Escape Breathing Devices (EEBDs) September 19, 2008
05 - 08 Preventing Engine Exhaust System Fires September 17, 2008
04 - 08 Unlicensed to Drive September 5, 2008
03 - 08 Controllable Pitch Propeller Systems and Situational Awareness July 2, 2008
02 - 08 Chantix Medical Advisory for Merchant Mariners June 26, 2008
01 - 08 Maintaining Vessel Watertight Integrity May 9, 2008
04 - 07 Hammar Manual Remote Release System Pneumatic Pump Units September 26, 2007
03 - 07 Securing Watertight Doors While Underway September 19, 2007
02 - 07 Programming Marine Radio and AIS Equipment September 6, 2007
01 - 07 Commercial Diving Safety March 15, 2007
06 - 06 E-Mail Address Change for Ship Security Alert System Alerts December 19, 2006
05 - 06 Structural Integrity of Propulsion Boiler Casings November 21, 2006
04 - 06 Recall Pains Wessey White Collision Warning (MK7) Hand Flare May 10, 2006
03 - 06 Emergency Escape Hood Recall May 3, 2006
02 - 06 STAR PRINCESS Cruise Ship Fire April 27, 2006
01 - 06 Strike First Fire Extinguishers Recall March 2, 2006

Sector Juneau Marine Safety Bulletins

01 - 06 Guidance Concerning Interactions Between Deep Draft Vessels & Seaplanes June 6, 2006

Seventeenth Coast Guard District

02 - 08 Small Passenger Vessel Safety Alert July 15, 2008
01 - 08 Small Passenger Vessel Safety Alert June 10, 2008
03 - 07 Small Passenger Vessel Safety Alert August 17, 2007
02 - 07 Small Passenger Vessel Safety Alert July 15, 2007
01 - 07 Small Passenger Vessel Safety Alert July 6, 2007
03 - 06 Small Passenger Vessel Safety Alert July 19, 2006