Helpful Documents


Below is a sampling of the type of documents that OMSA collects or produces for the assistance of our members.  The full document collection may be viewed after logging into the OMSA website and clicking on the "members only area" tab.

 

OMSA Documents

OMSA Analysis of Vessel Availability and Impacts of Recent CBP Notice
OMSA Letter to USCG on Hurricane Response Capabilities
OMSA Annual TRIR Data Report
OMSA Membership Application                                                            USCG Regulation Review Comments
STCW Codes Translation Table                                                           OMSA Economic Study 2010 
OMSA Teamwork Approval                                                                     OMSA-CG Partnership

OMSA Jones Act Documents

Senator Cassidy Letter to President Trump on Jones Act 092817

Subsea to Sealift

State Academy Comments to CBP

Richmond letter to CBP

Louisiana House of Representatives letter to CBP

Kennedy Coalition Letter to DHS Sec Kelly on CBP Revocation

Level Playing Field Economic Analysis

Analysis of Vessel Availability and Impacts of Recent CBP Notice

Hunter Garamendi Letter in Support of CBP Action

Claim and Response: CBP Defending the American Mariner

Eight Years is Enough

OMSA Press Release: Mariners and Shipbuilders Call on President Trump to Put American National and Economic Security First

Platts article:  Trump Administration Moving Ahead with Ending Jones Act Exemptions

Tradewinds: Pipelay Vessel's Not Affected by Jones Act Rule Changes

American vessels wait for work and resolution of conflicts in the Gulf

Trump faces dilemma as maritime fleets face off in Gulf

Hunter: Protecting Southern Border Requires U.S. Mariners

American Energy Independence Should Not Depend on a Foreign Fleet

Time to Scrap the Jones Act, or to Enforce It?

LA State Representatives support Jones Act

CBP Revocation Supports American Mariner

Maritime and Shipbuilding Industries Call on Congress to  Put American National and Economic Security First

OMSA Stands With CBP in Defending American Mariners

Jones Act owners make the case for change

OMSA: Don't cede U.S. maritime jobs to foreign interests

Leaders in Government and Maritime Applaud the U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) on Revocation Notice, Creating Over 3,200 American Jobs.

Representative Bradley Byrne (R-AL) issued this statement in support of the revocation.

Representative Clay Higgins (R-LA) posted this statement to his Facebook page.

Representative Mike Johnson (R-LA) released this statement.

Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) released this statement.

Jones Act advocates praise Customs proposal to close 'loopholes', Professional Mariner, February 1.

AMP, US politicians applaud Jones Act move, OSJ Online, February 2.

More Feedback Sought On Jones Act Revisions That include Offshore Vessels, Splash 24/7, February 13.

In the oil patch, battle over Jones Act heats up, WorkBoat, February 14.

Public Comment Period Extended For Jones Act Proposed Revocations and Modifications, gCaptain, February 14.

ILO MLC06 Documents

MLC NVIC 02-13                                                                                            USCG FAQs (2015 ed)
MLC PSC Guide                                                                                             MLC Flag Guide
 

IMO Documents

IMO-SEEMP Guidelines                                                                             BWM.2 Circ.44 Options for ballast water management for OSVs
IMO-Res1047(27) SMD                                                                             IMO-Required Documents
IMO-Anti-Fouling Systems Convention                                            IMO-AFS flyer
IMO - Polar Code

Other Documents

USCG - BWM Tips (March 2017 rev)                                                    USCG - STCW OSV NVIC 01-17 (Mate)
USCG - D8 Cyber Security Guidance                                                    USCG - STCW OSV NVIC 02-17 (Ch Engineer)
USCG - CG-5P pol ltr 08-16 (Security Reporting)                         USCG - STCW OSV NVIC 03-17 (Master/Ch Mate)
USCG - MSU Morgan City Lay up Policy Ver A                                USCG - STCW OSV NVIC 04-17 (Asst Engineer)
USCG-STCW Rest Regulation                                                                    USCG - MSIB 05-17 SSCC or SSC Exemption Cert
USCG-STCW Rest CVC pol 12-05                                                          USCG - Towing Vessel SMS Policy 17-02
USCG-STCW endorsements CVC pol 12-07                                    USCG -  2017 AMSC Cyber Exercise
USCG-STCW security endorsements CVC pol 12-06                 USCG - OMSA OSV Course Extension
USCG-Ballast Water Rule                                                                            USCG - CVC pol 12-08 (AFS Convention)
USCG-NMC 3rd Party Authorization                                                   USCG-CVC pol 12-04 ECA Compliance
USCG-Marine Inspection Notice 03-12(logbook)                         USCG - Safety Alert 08-13(Conf Space)
USCG-Marine Inspection Notice 04-12(logbook)                         USCG - New Orleans Hurricane RNA MSIB
USCG - NMC Policy Ltr 7-00 (OSV Credentials)                            USCG Ballast Water PL 17-05 w Encl 1, 3-6
USCG - Large OSV Presentation                                                              USCG Ballast Water PL 17-05 Encl 2
USCG - TSMS vs CG Inspection Chart                                                  USCG - STCW Polar Waters Training PL 01-16
USCG - D8 Temp Emergency Berthing PL 01-2017                     USCG - Hurricane Relief Vessel Guidance PL 17-06

 

LABI-LCTCS Maritime Workforce Study                                             SOCP BPG Assault and Harassment

EPA-ECA Guidance
EPA-Guide for non-compliant ECA fuel                                                NOAA - Right Whale Rules

LA - Terrebonne Parish Letter to Governor on Oil Lawsuits