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U.S. Coast Guard

11/24/2015: Ballast water management reporting and record keeping

The Coast Guard published a final rule that amends ballast water management reporting and recordkeeping requirements. This reduces the administrative burden on the regulated population while still allowing the Coast Guard to analyze and understand ballast water management practices.

11/24/2015: Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee’s Response to Task Statement I – Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 04-08 revision

The Coast Guard published changes to NVIC 04-08 which the Coast Guard uses in making decisions on mariner credentialing

11/24/2015: Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee vacancy announcement

The Coast Guard is seeking application for membership on the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee to provide advice and recommendations on matters related to medical certification of mariners.

10/29/2015: LGC NCOE trains Coast Guard personnel on LNG Bunkering

The Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise works with American Bureau of Shipping t to train Coast Guard personnel on LNG bunkering operations and equipment.

10/23/2015: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget – Welding and hot works Permits and posting of warning signs

The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval of a revision to a currently approved collection for welding and hot works Permits and posting of warning signs.

10/23/2015: Collection of information under review by the Office of Management and Budget – Request for designation and exemption of oceanographic research vessels

The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval of a revision to a currently approved collection for request for designation and exemption of oceanographic research vessels.

10/23/2015: Collection of information under review by the Office of Management and Budget – Oil and hazardous material pollution prevention

The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval of a revision to a currently approved collection for oil and hazardous material pollution prevention and safety records, equivalents/alternatives and exemptions without change.

10/23/2015: Collection of information under review by the Office of Management and Budget – Safety equipment, materials and marine sanitation devices

The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval of a revision to a currently approved collection for Title 46 CFR Subchapter Q: Lifesaving, Electrical, Engineering and Navigation Equipment, Construction and Materials and Marine Sanitation Devices.

10/23/2015: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget – Declaration of inspection before transfer of liquid in bulk

The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval of a revision to a currently approved collection for declaration of inspection before transfer of liquid in bulk.

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