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4.1 Aids to Navigation

A. General Committment

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Develop standard agreements with service providers to define roles and responsibilities.

DG, MS

Green

 

 

 

 

 

 

► A draft agreement has been initiated to define the roles and responsibilities between the Aids to Navigation program and CCG’s Integrated Technical Services.  The draft agreement will serve as a template for a similar arrangement with the Canadian Hydrographic Services. The development of both agreements will be completed by the end of 2010-2011.

B. Key Initiatives

Aids to Navigation of the 21st Century

Commitment

In response to…

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/ Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

 

Complete the modernization of the five remaining aids to navigation directives.

AG

DG, MS

Green

► One directive has been modernized, three directives are currently under review and work on the last directive will be initiated during the Fall 2010.  All five directives are on track for completion by the end of 2010-2011.

 

Review of Lightstation Services

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Support the work of the Senate Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans on the review of lightstation services.

DG, MS

Green

► The Regional Director, Maritime Services in CCG’s Pacific Region has been identified as liaison to the Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans. Ongoing support involves provision of information and query responses.

 

4.2 Waterways Management Services

A. General Commitments

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Update the engineering guidelines for the design, maintenance and utilization of commercial channels.

DG, MS

Yellow

► CCG's engineering guidelines are based on the international guidelines from PIANC (the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure) which were to be revised in 2009 but issuance is late, therefore there is a risk that the update of the CCG engineering guidelines will not go as planned.

Complete and implement two national directives on surveys and dredging services.

DG, MS

Green

► The national directive on surveys is complete; consultation with key stakeholders took place in summer 2010 and the directive will be officially published in the Fall 2010. A first draft of the national directive on dredging services is complete and the directive should be finalized by March 2011.

B. Key Initiative

Post-Panamax Study, St. Lawrence River

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Analyze the recommendations of the risk assessment report, in collaboration with Transport Canada and clients.

AC, QC

DG, MS

Green

 

► The risk assessment report on the Post-Panamax was completed during the summer 2010. An analysis of the recommendations will take place during the Fall 2010 with Transport Canada and clients.

4.3 Marine Communication and Traffic Services (MCTS)

A. General Commitment

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Develop a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with ITS support for the maintenance of MCTS systems.

DG, MS

Green

 

► Discussions on the Service Level Agreement (SLA) have begun.  The MCTS program will continue to work with the ITS program to develop a SLA to outline restoration of MCTS systems during service outages.

 

B. Key Intiatives

NAVAREAS

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Start initial satellite test transmissions of navigational safety information for the two NAVAREAs.

DG, MS

DG, ITS

AC, Central & Arctic (C&A)

Green

 

 

 

► Satellite test transmissions of navigational safety information for the two NAVAREAs started on July 1, 2010 and will continue for one year until full service is implemented in June 2011.

 

Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Implement the new Northern Canada Vessel Traffic Services Zone Regulations, once approved.

DG, MS

Green

► The Northern Canada Vessel Traffic Services Zone Regulations (NORDREG) were implemented on July 1, 2010.

 

Marine Communications and Traffic Services Technical Training

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Implement a refresher course for existing Marine Communication and Traffic Services Officers.

DG, MS

ED, Canadian Coast Guard College (CCGC)

Green

 

► Development of an implementation strategy for the delivery of MCTS Continuous Proficiency Training (refresher course) is underway and will be presented to Maritime Services Executive Board in the Fall of 2010. Implementation of the refresher course is planned for Winter 2011.

4.4 Icebreaking Services

A. General Commitments

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Review the maritime industry’s icebreaking requirements, and amend the Icebreaking Levels of Service, as feasible and appropriate, in consultation with clients.

DG, MS

Green

► CCG held a meeting with the maritime industry stakeholders in June 2010 to discuss their requirements. A draft document is being prepared to address main concerns. The document will be sent to the stakeholders for their review prior to March 31, 2011.

Renew and amend, as appropriate, the Ice Information Services Partnership Agreement (IISPA) with the Canadian Ice Service (CIS).

DG, MS

Green

► CCG has worked jointly with Canadian Ice Services on the renewal of the Ice Information Services Partnership Agreement (IISPA). A working draft is near completion, after which approval of the IISPA by CCG (DG, Maritime Services) and CIS (DG, Weather and Environmental Prediction and Services) will follow.

4.5 Search and Rescue Services (SAR)

A. General Commitments

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Identify software system requirements, in partnership with the Department of National Defence (DND), for SAR Mission Management System (SMMS) and Système Informatisé SAR (SISAR) improvements.

DG, MS

Yellow

► CCG’s Search and Rescue program and DND have commenced discussions on software system requirements.  By the end of 2010-2011 a draft statement of requirements that identifies the way forward for a new system will be completed.

Develop a National Standard Operating Procedures document based on the International Aeronautical and Maritime SAR (IAMSAR) Canadian supplement (Volume IV).

DG, MS

Yellow

► The draft National Standard Operating Procedures document is underway and will be completed by the end of 2010-2011.  The focus to date has been the completion of the updated IAMSAR Canadian Supplement (Volume IV).

B. Key Initiatives

Search and Rescue Needs Analysis

Commitment

In response to…

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/ Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

 

Implement the approved 2010-2011 recommendations of the Search and Rescue Needs Analysis.

AG

A-Base

DG, MS

Green

► The ten approved recommendations are on track for completion by the end of 2010-2011.  Four recommendations are already completed.  Next steps have been identified and discussions are underway to address any issues that may affect the implementation of the remaining six recommendations.

 

Search and Rescue Capabilities

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/ Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Assess the workload review recommendations, and develop an action plan to implement appropriate measures.

DG, MS

Green

 

 

 

► Options to address the workload recommendations have been identified and preliminary discussions with regions and rescue centres have taken place. Recommended options will be presented to senior management for approval and subsequently, an action plan to implement the appropriate measures will be developed.

4.6 Environmental Response Services

A. General Commitments

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Add new resources and strategic capacity to the program.

DG, MS

Green

► To increase the strategic capacity of the program, the CCG Environmental Response Directorate was created and a new strategic capacity added.

Revise and implement a National Environmental Response Strategy, including the engagement of federal partners.

DG, MS

Green

► The revision of the National Environmental Response Strategy is underway and will be implemented Winter 2011. Federal partners continue to be engaged through the DG Committee on Marine Oil Pollution.

B. Key Initiatives

Health of the Oceans

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/ Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Complete the distribution of ER equipment packages in the Arctic.

AC, C&A

Green

 

► All ER equipment packages have been purchased, configured, and distributed to the Arctic.

 

Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski  

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/ Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Implement the action plan, subject to approval by CCG senior management and resource capacity.

AC, Pacific

Green

 

 

 

 

 

► As directed by CCG senior management, and as part of the ongoing technical assessment, a marine engineering salvage company is being contracted to assess the integrity of the vessel. The results of the technical assessment will determine the details of the action plan.

 

4.7 Maritime Security

A. General Commitment

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Develop the document CCG’s Contribution to Maritime Security

Deputy Commis-  sioner (Operations)

Green

► Contractor chosen and in place. The first draft of CCG’s contribution to Maritime Security is expected to be completed by November 2010.

B. Key Initiatives

Automatic Identification System (AIS)

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Complete the AIS project as per the initial project plan and ensure full operational capability of the system.

DG, ITS

Yellow

► The project is not proceeding as per initial plan. The prime contractor has not delivered as per the contract. Mitigation is being put in place in order to provide interim AIS services.

Implement national AIS support in the regions.

ACs

Yellow

 

 

 

► Technical support for the partial AIS system has been provided - network and base station training delivered to technical staff and initial operational training delivered to operators.  Further training will be conducted in 2010-2011 and 2011-2012.

         

Long Range Identification and Tracking System (LRIT)

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Fully implement LRIT nationwide.

Deputy Commis-  sioner (Operations)

Green

► LRIT has been fully implemented nationally.

4.8 Fleet Operational Readiness

Key Initiatives

Improved Maintenance of the Existing Fleet

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Fully operationalize the Centre of Expertise for vessel maintenance management by funding and beginning to staff Phase I of the Vessel Maintenance Management Review (VMMR) capital-funded positions.

DG, ITS

DG, Fleet

Green

► Staffing is on schedule. Capital funding was approved for the Centre of Expertise for vessel maintenance management and the staffing of positions is proceeding.

Put into practice the vessel maintenance management program process, in accordance with the Vessel Maintenance Management Manual, including the review process for the Vessel Maintenance Management Manual and the review and evaluation program for vessel maintenance.

DG, ITS

Green

► Project is on schedule.  Work is underway to integrate the Vessel Refit Manual into the Vessel Maintenance Management Manual as well as to review and integrate the costing protocol into the vessel maintenance planning process.

Implement the Vessel Continuous Condition Survey Program and deliver the vessels condition assessment report on the condition of CCG vessels.

DG, ITS

Green

► Updates are being done to the current vessel condition assessment reports for all operational vessels.   The condition assessment reports will be published for end of fiscal year.

Finalize the five-year detailed plan for vessel maintenance for all vessels.

DG, ITS

Green

► The initial draft of the five-year plan is nearing completion and will be finalized as planned.  

 

Publish standard maintenance plans for ACVs and for 47-foot Motor Lifeboats (MLBs) and add them to CCG's Asset Management System.

DG, ITS

Green

► Project is on schedule.  Regional consultation on the standard maintenance plans is progressing.

Implement standardized maintenance plans for ACVs and for 47-foot MLBs in accordance with maintenance plans in the Asset Management System.

ACs

Green

 

 

 

► As per commitment above, the development of maintenance plans for ACVs and for 47-foot MLB is on schedule and will be implemented in all regions once completed.

Using MAINTelligence, monitor consistency in maintenance practices (based on maintenance plans) for type 1100 class vessels.

DG, ITS

Green

► Project is on schedule.  An audit is currently being carried out to collect data to analyze compliance to maintenance practices.

Develop the standard general notes/services section for the refit specifications, as well as the general template to use when contracting refit activities.

DG, ITS

Green

► Project is on schedule. The national review of the final draft of the vessel refit specifications and general template will be undertaken in the coming weeks. 

 

Human Resources Initiatives

 

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Develop detailed syllabi for each of the specific certificates modules and begin implementation of the Ships’ Crew Certification Program.

DG, Fleet

Green

► The development of detailed syllabi for each of the specific certificates modules is proceeding as planned.

Develop an action plan to address Bona Fide Occupational Requirements for vision for seagoing positions that are linked to national and international regulatory requirements.

DG, Fleet

Yellow

► CCG, Fleet is currently awaiting Transport Canada developments.

Develop a comprehensive proposal for consideration by CCG MB for an East Coast Small Craft Training facility.

DG, Fleet

Green

► Work is underway to prepare a proposal for consideration by CCG Management Board.

Continue to support the development of the Operational Women's Network.

DG, Fleet

Green

► The Operational Women’s Network, as a sub-committee of the Fleet Executive Board, has developed an action plan moving forward. The technical implementation of the OWN website is being developed, with guidance from legal to ensure ATIP, Privacy Act, and other policy instruments are respected.

4.9 Lifecycle Asset Management Services

Key Initiatives

Lifecycle Management System Guidance Manual 

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Publish the Lifecycle Management System (LCMS) Concept Manual.

DG, ITS

Green

► Update of the Manual is on schedule.  The LCAMS Concept Manual and the Roles and Responsibilities for Asset Management Services document are currently being reviewed.  These two documents are part of the LCAMS Guidance Manual, which will be published by year-end.  

Deliver a minimum of 4 LCM training courses for HQ staff.

DG, ITS

Green

► Delivery of training is on schedule.  Training was provided to all Managers and additional training will be provided to all working level staff.

Continue to deliver LCMS training sessions to regional staff.

ACs

Green

 

 

 

► Delivery of training is on schedule.  LCMS training has been delivered to regional staff or is currently being organized to be delivered from now until year-end.

Deploy an Asset Breakdown Structure (ABS) code generator for all vessel classes.

DG, ITS

Green

 

 

 

► Project is complete. The ABS code generator is currently available to vessel classes equipped with MAINTelligence on-board. 

 

Asset Management System

Commitment

In response to…

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/ Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

 

Install the inventory management module of Asset Management System onboard selected CCG vessels.

AG

DG, ITS

Green

► Project is proceeding as planned.  The inventory management module was deployed on two CCG vessels on a trial basis.  Results of trial will be evaluated with recommendations to management for approval to proceed with further deployment.

Deploy MAINTelligence on nine large vessels.

AG

DG, ITS

Green

► Project is on schedule.  Three installations have been completed and 6 are scheduled for a total of 9.

Deliver a minimum of four MAXIMO training sessions to HQ ITS staff.

AG

DG, ITS

Green

► Project on schedule.  Some initial training has been completed. The remaining training will coincide with the release of version 7 and will be delivered in February 2011.

Deliver MAXIMO training sessions to regional ITS staff.

AG

ACs

Yellow

 

 

► Maximo training has been delivered in some Regions or is currently ongoing, while in other Regions plans are in place to deliver training from now until end of fiscal year. There is a risk that training may be delayed due to the lack of resources available to deliver the training. 

 

Improved Maintenance of Existing Shore-based Infrastructure

Commitment

In response to…

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/ Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

 

Further develop and implement standardized engineering and maintenance manuals for selected CCG assets:

AG

DG, ITS

Green

► This initiative is on schedule, see milestones below.

·   Publish and implement an engineering and maintenance manual for marine and civil infrastructure.

 

DG, ITS

ACs

Green

 

► This initiative is on schedule. The engineering and maintenance manual for marine and civil infrastructure has been translated and is ready for final review and sign off. The training and roll-out plan will be prepared which will specify the level of communication and training that will be delivered.

·   Develop an engineering and maintenance manual for electronics and informatics, including communications and training materials.

 

DG, ITS

Green

► This initiative is on schedule. The electronics and informatics equipment specific sections are being added to the draft of the Marine and Civil Infrastructure Engineering and Maintenance Manual.

 

Technical Solution Centres (Electronics)

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Publish a national Service Level Agreement for maintenance services.

DG, ITS

Green

 

 

 

 

 

 

► This initiative is on schedule.  Draft document is ready for review by Maritime Services Superintendents of Marine Communication and Traffic Services and the Superintendents Electronics and Informatics. Service level agreements will be ready for signature by March 2011.

Start using Technical Solution Centres (TSCs) in the regions.

ACs

Green

 

 

 

 

 

► This project is on schedule. The Technical Solution Centre for the Pacific, Central and Arctic and Maritimes Regions is currently operational. Plans are in place to implement the TSC in the Newfoundland Region by February 2011.  The Quebec Region has already implemented the TSC in past fiscal years.

Install remote tools and diagnostics for ship networks as part of the initiative.

AC, QC

Green

 

 

 

 

► This project is on schedule.  The informatics infrastructure on 5 vessels has been replaced in order to support remote diagnostics for ship networks.  These are currently being used as test beds to test the tools before full deployment by the end of the fiscal year.

Complete all functionality for resetting remote MCTS sites.

AC, NL

Green

► This project is on schedule.  All MCTS remote site resetting functionality is installed. 

 

Human Resources Initiatives (The Engineering Community)

Commitment

In response to…

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/ Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

 

Implement the Engineering Community Workforce Solution Action Plan.

AG

DG, ITS

DC, VP

Green

 

 

 

 

► The Action Plan was approved by Management Board in August 2010. Draft program descriptions have been submitted to Directors for review. A Working Group will be established in mid-October 2010 to develop tools.

4.10 Canadian Coast Guard College

Key Initiatives

Canadian Coast Guard College Transformation Initiative

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/ Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Continue the implementation of the transformation plan.

ED, CCGC

Yellow

► CCG is experiencing delays in classification of new positions which are required to ensure transformation plan completion.

Increase the annual officer-cadet intake to maximize the College’s training capacity.

ED, CCGC

Green

► Increased officer-cadet intake by 30% from 2009-10 fiscal year to maximize efficiency of each class.

4.11 International Activities

A. General Commitments

Commitment

Lead

Criteria

Results Achieved/Status

2010-2011

 

 

 

Host the Summit of the North Pacific Coast Guard Forum in Vancouver, British Columbia.

AC, Pacific

Green

 

 

 

► CCG Pacific successfully hosted the 2010 North Pacific Coast Guard Forum Summit Meeting on September 13-17, 2010, in Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Participate in the fifth annual CCG-US Coast Guard Summit in Boston.

Commissioner

Green

► Meeting to be held before March 31, 2011.

 

Continue to provide a web platform for the North Atlantic Coast Guard Forum.

AC, NL

Green

► Ongoing support provided.