We've moved to a new physical location at...
1 Chelsea Street
New London, CT 06320
Our new telephone number is (860) 271-2704. Please see our Contacts page for a more detailed list of phone numbers.
MSL duty email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use this email to contact MSL personnel.
The U. S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Laboratory (MSL) provides forensic oil analysis and expert testimony in support of the oil pollution law enforcement efforts for Marine Investigators, Districts, Hearing Officers, National Pollution Funds Center, Department of Justice, and other federal agencies. MSL is the Coast Guard's sole facility for performing forensic oil analysis.
The objectives of this web page are to assist individuals in the collection, packaging and shipping of samples to the Laboratory as well as contacting the MSL in the event that questions arise. Additionally we hope to inform you as to the services and analysis times the MSL is capable of providing.
Our vision of what we, as a team, have and will continue to achieve at the MSL is as follows: