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The Coast Guard seeks comment on a draft update to the Alternative Planning Criteria (APC) National Guidelines. The APC Guidelines provide the maritime industry with updated information on the development and submission of an APC request made pursuant to existing regulations.
In addition to providing guidance to vessel owners and operators on developing APC requests, the APC Guidelines will also facilitate consistency in the review of APC requests by Coast Guard personnel.
All comments and related materials must reach the Coast Guard by August 25, 2016.
For more information, please view the entire Federal Register notice.
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