Commercial Vessel Compliance

4/1/2015: Vessel requirements for notices of arrival and departure and Automatic Identification System

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The Coast Guard published a correcting amendment to a final rule posted to the Federal Register on January 30, 2015, to expand the applicability of notice of arrival and automatic identification system, or AIS, requirements and make related amendments regarding AIS.

In that rule there is an error in the definition of Vessel Traffic Service user and one in the AIS applicability regulation. This rule corrects those errors.

This rule is effective April 1, 2015.

View the Federal Register correcting amendment for full details.

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