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U.S. COAST GUARD MARINE SAFETY CENTER

WASHINGTON, D.C.

WELCOME

The Marine Safety Center (MSC) supports the people and objectives of the Marine Safety, Security, and Environmental Protection programs through the verification of compliance with technical standards for the design, construction, alteration and repair of commercial vessels. The MSC is an independent Headquarters command that was established in 1986 by consolidating the Coast Guard Merchant Marine Technical offices located in New York, New Orleans, Cleveland and San Francisco. The MSC’s primary mission is the review and approval of plans for the design, construction, alteration and repair of U.S. and foreign flag commercial vessels subject to the U.S. laws, regulations and international standards. The MSC has a current complement of 28 Officers, 23 Civilians, 2 Reservists, and 16 Contract Employees.

Additional information is available on our main site.

Submittal of Documents to MSC for Review per 46 CFR Subchapter M


The bulletin provides guidance on submitting drawings, calculations, and other necessary information to the Marine Safety Center for the review of towing vessels under 46 CFR Subchapter M.

MARINE SAFETY CENTER INFORMATION BULLETIN 04-16

PROCEDURES FOR ELECTRONIC SUBMITTALS


Marine Safety Center Information Bulletin 03-16 contains information on electronically submitting information to the Marine Safety Center. Please note we are unable to receive emails containing zip file attachments.

MARINE SAFETY CENTER INFORMATION BULLETIN 03-16

MARINE SAFETY CENTER TECHNICAL NOTE 01-99 CHANGE 8


The Coast Guard issued Change 8 to Marine Safety Center Technical Note 01-99 "Tonnage Technical Policy", as described in Marine Safety Center Information Bulletin 02-16.

MARINE SAFETY CENTER INFORMATION BULLETIN 02-16

TONNAGE REGULATIONS AMENDMENTS FINAL RULE


The Coast Guard issued a final rule amending the tonnage regulations (Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 69), as described in Marine Safety Center Information Bulletin 01-16.

MARINE SAFETY CENTER INFORMATION BULLETIN 01-16

OFFICE RELOCATION


Our office relocated to Washington, D.C. on November 19, 2015. Please see our recent Marine Safety Center Information Bulletin below for our new address and detailed information for submitting plans.

MARINE SAFETY CENTER INFORMATION BULLETIN 01-15

ENCLOSURE (1) MARINE SAFETY CENTER INFORMATION BULLETIN 01-15



MAILING ADDRESS

Commanding Officer (MSC)
Attn: Marine Safety Center
US Coast Guard Stop 7430
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
Washington, DC 20593-7430

TELEPHONE CONTACTS

Main

(202) 795-6729

Commanding Officer

(202) 795-6725

Executive Officer

(202) 795-6726

SERT Duty Phone

(202) 327-3985

Hull Division

(202) 795-6730

Hull Division Chief

(202) 795-6733

      Small Vessel Branch Chief

(202) 795-6734

      Major Vessel Branch Chief

(202) 795-6746

Engineering Division

(202) 795-6732

Engineering Division Chief

(202) 795-6754

      Machinery Branch Chief

(202) 795-6755

      Electrical Branch Chief

(202) 795-6764

Tank Vessel and Offshore Division

(202) 795-6731

Tank Vessel and Offshore Division Chief

(202) 795-6772

      Vessel and Cargo Branch Chief

(202) 795-6776

      Outer Continental Shelf Branch Chief

(202) 795-6773

Tonnage Division

(202) 795-6731

Tonnage Division Chief

(202) 795-6786

      Tonnage Standards and Simplified Manager

(202) 795-6787

      Tonnage Applicability and Navy/USCG Manager

(202) 795-6788

Vessel Security Division Chief

(202) 795-6790

 

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