U.S. COAST GUARD HEARING OFFICE PHONE:(703) 872-6240 FAX: (703) 872-6248
CG HO MS 7160
4200 WILSON BLVD, SUITE 600
ARLINGTON, VA 20598-7160
PHONE:(703) 872-6240 FAX: (703) 872-6248
Welcome to the U.S. Coast Guard Hearing Office Home Page
This site exists to inform charged parties and their representatives about the process to facilitate the fair, effective and efficient adjudication of their case. This site complements materials provided with the preliminary assessment letter (PAL) in your case. This site provides information, answers to questions and alternatives you may have regarding your case.
Coast Guard Hearing Office Mission Statement
Adjudicate civil penalty cases in support of the Commandant’s maritime safety and security strategy to compel compliance with federal laws and regulations, and deter violations in the maritime domain. By balancing national interests, fairness, and the fundamental right to due process, we promote protection of the environment, vessel safety, and security at facilities, ports and waterways.