Formerly (CG-5213), (G-MSE-3) and (CG-3PSE-3)
The Systems Engineering Division is responsible for developing and promulgating national regulations and standards that govern the safe design and construction of marine engineering equipment, including mechanical, electrical, and navigation equipment. Additionally, it is responsible for issuance of type approval certificates for floating electric waterlights, automatic identification systems (AIS), and voyage data recorders (VDR). Furthermore, the division participates in the development of national and international standards with committees such as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
The Systems Engineering Division has three technical sections:
US Coast Guard
2100 2nd Street SW Stop 7126
Washington DC 20593-7126
Tel: +1 (202) 372-1375