Commercial Vessel Compliance

5/4/2015: Navigation Safety Advisory Council vacancies

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The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Navigation Safety Advisory Council. The Navigation Safety Advisory Council provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security, through the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, on matters relating to maritime collisions, rammings and groundings; Inland Rules of the Road; International Rules of the Road; navigation regulations and equipment; routing measures; marine information; diving safety and aids to navigation systems.

The Coast Guard is considering applications for seven positions that expire or become vacant on November 4, 2015, in the following categories:

• Professional mariners;
• Recreational boaters;
• Recreational Boating Industry; and
• State agencies responsible for vessel or port safety;

Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before June 30, 2015.

View the Federal Register notice for full details.

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