The Coast Guard announces that conditions of entry will be imposed on vessels arriving from the Ash Shihr Terminal and the Port of Hodeidah.
The National Maritime Center published an announcement regarding the regulatory changes that require additional training and/or assessments for certain Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping endorsements.
Tomorrow the Commandant of the Coast Guard will testify at a Congressional Hearing on the Coast Guard’s fiscal year 2016 budget request.
3/23/2015: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget – Shipping articles and official logbook
The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval of a revision to the collection of information for shipping articles and official logbooks.
3/23/2015: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget – Ballast water management for vessels with ballast tanks entering U.S. waters
The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval of an extension of a currently approved collection for ballast water management for vessels with ballast tanks entering U.S. waters.
The NOSAC and Commercial Diving Safety on the Outer Continental Shelf Subcommittee will hold a public meeting in April to discuss the safety of operations and other matters affecting the offshore oil and gas industry.
The Coast Guard announces the availability of an updated policy letter that provides guidance to the upcoming enforcement of existing requirements for the proper credentialing of engineering officers.
3/19/2015: Update to Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee, Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee meetings
The Coast Guard published a notice correcting the previous notices for the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee meeting and the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee meeting.
The National Vessel Documentation Center is now taking online payments for Certificates of Documentation, late renewals, abstract titles and certified copy COD requests.