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The Coast Guard seeks comment on a notice of proposed rulemaking that would permit tankers with automatic pilot systems that meet certain international standards to operate using those systems in waters subject to the shipping safety fairway or traffic separation scheme controls specified in our regulations.
The proposed amendments would remove an unnecessary regulatory restriction, update the technical requirements for automatic pilot systems, and promote the Coast Guard’s maritime safety and stewardship missions by enhancing maritime safety.
Comments and related materials must be submitted on or before Oct. 11, 2016.
For more information, please view the entire Federal Register notice.
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