Category: Federal Register

Federal Register Notice: Uniform Certificate of Title Act for Vessels

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register proposed changes to its regulations for certifying a State’s titling system for undocumented vessels to increase States’ participation in the Vessel Identification System (VIS).

Federal Register Notice: Shipping Coordinating Committee Meeting in preparation for International Maritime Organization MSC 104 meeting

The Department of State announced in the Federal Register a public meeting of the Shipping Coordinating Committee at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 30, 2021, by way of teleconference.

Federal Register Notice: Great Lakes Pilotage Rates-2022 Annual Review and Revisions to Methodology

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that in accordance with the statutory provisions enacted by the Great Lakes Pilotage Act of 1960, the Coast Guard is proposing new base pilotage rates for the 2022 shipping season.

Federal Register Notice: Change 2 to NVIC 02-18 Guidelines on Qualification for STCW Endorsements as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch of Vessels of Less Than 500 GT

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register the availability of change 2 to Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 02-18, Guidelines on Qualification for STCW Endorsements as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch of Vessels of Less Than 500 GT.

Federal Register Notice: National Navigation Safety Advisory Committee meeting

The National Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet in Portsmouth, Virginia to discuss 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; and aids to navigation systems.

Federal Register Notice: Towing vessel firefighting training

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register a proposal to revise the training requirements for national Merchant Mariner Credential endorsements as master of towing vessels (limited) or mate (pilot) of towing vessels on inland waters or Western Rivers routes.

Federal Register Notice: Pilots’ Medical Certificate Validity Period

The Coast Guard has announced in the Federal Register a proposal to extend the maximum period of validity of merchant mariner medical certificates issued to first-class pilots and masters or mates serving as pilot from 2 years to 5 years.

Policy Letter: Issuance of endorsements for master of self-propelled vessels of less than 100 GRT to mariners holding endorsements as mate of self-propelled vessels of 200 GRT or more

1 titled: Issuance of Endorsements for Master of Self-Propelled Vessels of Less Than 100 GRT to Mariners Holding Endorsements as Mate of Self-Propelled Vessels of 200 GRT or More.

Federal Register Notice: Guidance on voluntary compliance with training requirements for personnel serving on U.S.-flagged passenger ships that carry more than 12 passengers on international voyages

As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices, or those notices that may impact a large segment of our readers. To provide […]

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