Category: Waterways Policy

6/20/2014: U.S. Delegation lead on the development of the Polar Code speaks on the Arctic

U.S. Delegation lead shared an overview, IMO updates and key accomplishments on the proposed Polar Code at an Arctic-shipping event sponsored by the Norwegian Embassy.

6/19/2014: Panel discussion on the 2015 Arctic Council

The Assistant Commandant for Prevention participated in a panel discussion that focused on input from industry and academia in advance of the change in chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2015.

6/18/2014: Coast Guard outlines 2014 Arctic priorities

Today, the Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard, Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger presented the service’s 2014 Arctic priorities in support of the Coast Guard’s Arctic Strategy.

6/13/2014: Double hull tanker escorts on the waters of Prince William Sound, Alaska

The Coast Guard published a final rule to the Federal Register finalizing the escort requirements for double hull tankers over 5,000 gross tons transporting oil in bulk on the waters of Prince William Sound, Alaska.

6/11/2014: Collection of information under review by Office of Management and Budget- Regattas and marine parades

The Coast Guard posted a notice inviting comments from sponsors of marine events on a revision of the currently approved collection of information for regattas and marine parades.

6/11/2014: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget- Private AtoN on artificial islands and fixed structures

The Coast Guard posted a notice inviting comments from owners of private aids to navigation on the collection of information for the application for private aids to navigation and for class one private aids to navigation on artificial islands and fixed structures.

5/27/2014: Nationwide Public Discussions being held on Navigational Aid Technology – Update

This week, there were additional sessions added to the navigational aid technology public discussion schedule so we are reposting so you can see the new locations and dates.

5/27/2014: Special load line exemption for Lake Michigan; requests for comments

The Coast Guard published a proposed rule for special load line exemption for Lake Michigan and announced the availability of several requests for a rulemaking and their request for public comments .

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