The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance has updated the Vessel Cyber Risk Management Work Instruction.

The Work Instruction was updated to include a compliance timeline for Non Safety Management System vessels that are subject to the Marine Transportation Safety Act of 2002. These vessels are required to address cybersecurity vulnerabilities within their Vessel Security Assessment no later than Dec. 31, 2021.

The Vessel Cyber Risk Management Work Instruction and other work instructions are available at the Coast Guard Officer of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) Mission Management System (MMS) website.