The mission of the Hearing Office is to adjudicate civil penalty cases. The civil penalty process is remedial in nature. Its goals are to gain compliance with statutes and regulations that the Coast Guard enforces and to deter future violations. A fair and informal administrative process promotes maritime safety, security and environmental protection.
U.S. Coast Guard Hearing Office
2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave. SE /STOP 7794
Washington, DC 20593-7794