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Commandant Instructions
A Commandant Instruction is a directive prescribing authority or containing information with continuing reference value or that requires continuing action. An instruction has no requirement for a table of contents and consists of less than 25 pages (includes Enclosures). It remains in effect until it is replaced or cancelled by the originator or a higher authority. Originators must review instructions every four years and validate them through their directives control point, hereafter referred to as the Directives Coordinator (DC).

Commandant Instructions

Publication NumberTitleOrganizationDescriptionPublication DateExpiration Date
CI_16500_9CLASSICAL LENS MAINTENANCECG-43(202) 475-56045/7/2003
CI_16502_10DEVELOPMENT OF NEW NAUTICAL CHARTS AND PUBLICATIONSCG-54131(202) 267-2316 6/22/1987
CI_16575_1APROCESSING OF GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) INTERFERENCE TEST REQUESTSCG-5P(202) 372-10102/28/2017
CI_16577_2DIFFERENTIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (DGPS) NAVIGATION SERVICE CONCEPT OF OPERATIONSCG-54133(202) 267-02978/16/1995
CI_16601_28AAREA MARITIME SECURITY PLAN (AMSP) AND AREA MARITIME SECURITY (AMS) ASSESSMENT DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE PROCESSCG-FAC(202) 372-11066/11/2013
CI_16618_11REAR ADMIRAL RICHARD E. BENNIS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE FOR EXCELLENCE IN MARITIME SECURITYCG-FAC202-372-10808/26/2013
CI_16618_8IMPLEMENTATION OF AMERICA'S WATERWAY WATCH AND LOCAL MARITIME HOMELAND SECURITY OUTREACH AND AWARENESS PROGRAMSCG-5P(202) 372-10092/10/2005
CI_16672_2PROMULGATION OF THE NAVIGATION RULES AND REGULATIONS HANDBOOKCG-5PW(202) 372-15659/29/2014
CI_16672_5ECOAST GUARD DECK WATCH OFFICER EXAMINATION PROGRAMCG-751(202) 372-23357/15/2016
CI_16700_1MARINE INVESTIGATOR BADGES AND CREDENTIALSCG-INV(202) 372-10428/20/2010
CI_16703_2MARINE SAFETY AND SECURITY COUNCIL: DEVELOPMENT AND REVIEW OF RULEMAKING DOCUMENTSCG-0943(202) 372-38619/25/2009
CI_16705_1COAST GUARD MERCHANT MARINE INDOCTRINATION (MMI) SHIP RIDER PROGRAMCG-CVC(202) 372-121911/8/2011
CI_16710_2AOVERSIGHT OF PLAN REVIEW AND INSPECTION ACTIVITIES PERFORMED BY AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING (ABS)MSC(202) 366-648011/18/1988
CI_16711_12ATHE MERCHANT SHIPPING (MINIMUM STANDARDS) CONVENTION, 1976 (ILO 147) AND PORT STATE CONTROL (PSC))CG-CVC-2(202) 372-12307/10/1996
CI_16711_13BIMPLEMENTATION OF THE COMMERCIAL FISHING INDUSTRY VESSEL REGULATIONSCG-CVC-3(202) 372-12458/17/1995
CI_16711_14COMMERCIAL FISHING INDUSTRY VESSEL SAFETY TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONCG-CVC-3(202) 372-12453/3/1993
CI_16711_2COAST GUARD MASS RESCUE OPERATIONS (MRO) PROGRAMCG-SAR(202) 372-21478/23/2010
CI_16715_5MARINE SAFETY CENTER REGULATION INTERPRETATION RESPONSIBILITYCG-ENG(202) 372-13525/20/1994
CI_16721_1"STANDARDS FOR OVERSIGHT OF LICENSING AND SEAMAN'S CERTIFICATION ACTIVITIESNMC(202) 493-10011/7/2000
CI_16722_4ENFORCEMENT OF THE CHEMICAL TESTING REGULATIONSCG-INV(202) 372-10166/28/1995
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