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 Analysis of Vessel Availability and Impacts of Recent CBP Notice
OMSA Letter to USCG on Hurricane Response Capabilities
OMSA 2017 TRIR Data Reporting Form OMSA 2017 TRIR Data Request Memo
OMSA Membership Application USCG Regulation Review Comments
STCW Codes Translation Table OMSA Economic Study 2010
OMSA Teamwork Approval OMSA-CG Partnership
OMSA Hurricane Waiver Request USCG Hurricane Waiver Denial
OMSA OIRA regulatory review input OMSA GNOBFA Amicus Brief on The Dutra Group v Batterton
NOSAC Disaster Response Vessel Interim Report 03202019
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-SEEMP Guidelines (2012 ed. superseded) IMO-SEEMP Guidelines (2016 ed.)
IMO-Res1047(27) SMD IMO-Required Documents
IMO-Anti-Fouling Systems Convention IMO-AFS flyer
IMO - Polar Code MSC.1/Circ.1318
IMO 2018 OSV Chemical Code BWM.2 Circ.44 Options for ballast water management for OSVs
IMO-Guide for Development of a SEEMP data collection
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 Postdating mariner 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
USCG - Hurricane Response Mariners PL 02-17 USCG - Hurricane Relief Vessel Guidance PL 17-06 Ch-1
USCG - NVIC 01-18 BWM in US Waters USCG - CG-ENG Pol Ltr 03-12 Application of IMO A.673
USCG - 2018 MSU Houma Hurricane MSIB USCG - NPREP 2018 update
USCG Marine Safety Manuals:
Vol 1 Administration 2004 ed Vol 2 Materiel Inspection 2016 ed
Vol 3 Marine Personnel 2017 ed Vol 4 Technical 2004 ed
Vol 5 Investigations 2008 ed Vol 6 Ports & Waterways 1996 ed
LABI-LCTCS Maritime Workforce Study SOCP BPG Assault and Harassment EPA-ECA Guidance BIMCO Ship Cyber Security Guide 2018 US-CERT - Cyber Attacks on Energy Sector
EPA-Guide for non-compliant ECA fuel NOAA - Right Whale Rules
LA - Terrebonne Parish Letter to Governor on Oil Lawsuits