Category: Federal Register

Port Access Route Study: The Areas Offshore of Massachusetts and Rhode Island

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register the completion of The Areas Offshore of Massachusetts and Rhode Island Port Access Route Study.

Update to NVIC 01-16, Electronic charts and publications policy

The Office of Navigation Systems announced in the Federal Register Change 2 of the Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 01-16, Use of Electronic Charts and Publications in Lieu of Paper Charts, Maps and Publications, together with a Deregulatory Savings Analysis.

National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee Member Solicitation

The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is seeking applications for all membership positions in the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee.

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Financial responsibility – Vessels; Superseded Pollution Funds

The Coast Guard is seeking public comment on a proposal to expand regulations on vessel financial responsibility for all tank vessels greater than 100 gross tons as required by statute, and to make other amendments that clarify and update reporting requirements, reflect current practice, and remove unnecessary regulations.

Exemption to Extend the Expiration Date of Certain Transportation Worker Identification Credentials

The TSA is granting a temporary exemption from requirements regarding the expiration of certain Transportation Worker Identification Credentials due to COVID-19.

Federal Register Notice: Great Lakes Pilotage Rates-2020 Annual Review and Revisions to Methodology

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 […]

Federal Register Notice: Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; April 2020 Teleconference

As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices. To provide comments for the public record, follow the Federal Register link for each […]

Federal Register Notice: Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; April 2020 Teleconference

The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee will meet via teleconference April 8, 2020 to discuss issues related to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. The meetings will be open to the public.

Final Rule: TWIC – Reader Requirements; Delay of Effective Date

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it has issued its final rule, “TWIC – Reader Requirements; Delay of Effective Date.” This final rule delays implementation of TWIC readers for three years at facilities that handle certain dangerous cargoes (CDC) while allowing reader requirements for large passenger vessel facilities and one specific large passenger vessel to move forward.

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