The NMC recently updated its Motor Plant Exam illustrations that contain the 16 most recently uploaded new or revised illustrations.
The 2015 Light Lists have been published and are now available for download.
The Coast Guard is reopening the public comment period on the notice of proposed rulemaking entitled “Commercial Fishing Vessels Dispensing Petroleum Products,” published in August 2014.
The Coast Guard published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 18-14 to remind commercial fishing industry about safety and equipment requirements.
11/26/2014: Collection of information under review by the Office of Management and Budget – Tonnage measurement of vessels
The Coast Guard posted a notice requesting comments on the revision to the collection of information for the application for tonnage measurement of vessels.
The Coast Guard Hearing Office published an article on marine casualties from 2012 and 2013 and an update on the Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular on reportable marine casualties.
The Coast Guard’s National Vessel Documentation Center announced that they will launch a program designed to enroll customers in an automated electronic billing program for Certificates of Documentation renewals.
11/18/2014: Coast Guard and EPA take action on North American and U.S. Caribbean Sea Emission Control Area enforcement and compliance
The Coast Guard and EPA will soon take action to ensure compliance with the forthcoming 0.10% fuel sulphur limits in the North American and U.S. Caribbean Sea ECAs.
MERPAC will meet to discuss policy documents providing guidance on the Coast Guard STCW final rule.