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Gulf Coast Specific

Marine Casualty Brochure
Eighth Coast Guard District Grounding Policy


U.S. Coast Guard

NRC - National Response Center
Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur
Sector Houston-Galveston
Eighth Coast Guard District - New Orleans, LA
USCG - Office of Vessel Traffic Management
USCG - Navigation Center
Marine Safety Center
Port State Control


Port Information

Local Notice to Mariners
Port Coordination Team
POISE - Port Operations Information for Safety and Efficiency
Port of Beaumont
Port of Port Arthur
Port of Orange
Sabine Pilots
Navigation Information Connection
Sabine-Neches Navigation District
SETWAC - South East Texas Waterway Advisory Council



Vessel Traffic Centers (Gulf Coast Only)

VTS Berwick Bay
VTS Houston / Galveston
Lower Mississippi River (New Orleans)
VTS Tampa



PORTS - Physical Oceanographic Real Time System
National Weather Service (Port Arthur)


Federal Agencies

ACOE - Army Corps of Engineers (Galveston) (Galveston District)
ACOE - Army Corps of Engineers (New Orleans) (New Orleans District)
DHS - Department of Homeland Security
FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency
NOAA - National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Admin.
MARAD - Maritime Administration
EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
DOT - Department of Transportation



State and Local Agencies

TGLO - Texas General Land Office
TCEQ - Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
GICA - Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association




Federal Register
Code of Federal Regulations
U.S. Code
NVIC - Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular



Miscellaneous Links

IMO - International Maritime Organization
IALA - International Association of Lighthouse Authorities
American Waterway Operators
Wheelhouse Report
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