The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is extending the comment period by 45 days for the notice of proposed rulemaking, “Updates to Marine Engineering Standards,” published on October 19, 2021, which proposes to incorporate by reference updated marine engineering standards and eliminate outdated or unnecessarily prescriptive regulations.
The Coast Guard is re-soliciting applications from persons interested in membership on the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) to fill a vacant position representing individuals employed in offshore operations.
Federal Register Notice: Change 1 to NVIC 21-14 guidelines for qualification for STCW endorsement for vessel security officers
The Coast Guard has announced in the Federal Register the availability of Change 1 to Guidelines for Qualification for STCW Endorsements for Vessel Security Officers, Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties, and Security Awareness, NVIC 21-14.
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register the availability of Change 3 to Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 19-14 Policy on Qualified Assessors (QAs).
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it will cease monitoring all High Frequency (HF) voice distress frequencies within the contiguous United States and Hawaii because they are rarely used.