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Traveling Inspection Staff (CG-5P-TI)

Formerly the Office of Traveling Inspections and National Center of Expertise


Traveling Inspectors Targeted Vessels & Oversight
  • Unique, Specialized, Highly Experienced Staff
  • Mission Management & Inspection Specialists
  • Targeted Vessels and Oversight
  • Special Studies
  • Technical Advice
  • Recommendations to CG-54, CG-5, DCO
  • Help Form Program Direction
  • Measure Effectiveness of Existing Programs & Policies
  • Any Issues of Particular Concern
  • Industry Advocate & Operator POC to Broker Concerns
  • TAPS Tankers
  • US Deep Draft >20 Years Old
  • Unique/Historic Vessels
  • Subchapter H
  • Novel Design or New Construction
  • Alternative Compliance Program (ACP)
  • Maritime Security Program (MSP)
  • LNG Carriers
  • Cruise Ships
  • Streamlined Inspection Program (SIP)
Areas of Emphasis/Partnerships
Name Responsibilities
Mr. Cruder Small Passenger Vessel Plan Review; High Speed Craft; Wood & Composite construction/repair; Sail, Steam & Historic Vessels; Riveted Construction; SIP; Subchapter W Safety Assessments; PVA/CG Quality Partnership; Vintage Vessel NCOE oversight; Wood/FRP Construction Course Advisor.
CDR Higman TAPS Tanker, CAIP Program; Gas & Chemical Carriers; Cruise Ships; STCW, SOLAS & ISM Code related to Passenger & Deep Draft Vessels; ACP and MSP Oversight; Class Societies/IACS; Vessel Casualty/Pollution Response & related IMO treaties incl MARPOL 73/78; IMO Voluntary Member State Audits; Cruise Ship & Liquefied Gas Carrier NCOE oversight; LNG for Fuel Propulsion.
LCDR Fluke Parasailing, MITO Peer Audit Program, Marine Safety Mission Performance Support Committee (MSMPSC), Human Performance Technology (Training); NCOE Training Support Staff Supervisor; Towing Vessels, AWO Partnership; TSAC; Towing Vessel NCOE oversight, Subchapter H vessels.
LCDR Odom Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Activities; OCS NCOE oversight; Class 1 Structural Failures; Fishing Vessels; CFSAC; ACP & MSP Oversight; Class Societies/IACS; Inspector Performance Assessment Tool (IPAT).

Contact Information:

Commandant (CG-5P-TI)
US Coast Guard Headquarters
2100 2nd ST SW Stop 7355
Washington DC 20598-7355

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