3/25/2015: Imposition of conditions of entry for certain vessels arriving to the United States from Yemen-additional ports

The Coast Guard announces that conditions of entry will be imposed on vessels arriving from the Ash Shihr Terminal and the Port of Hodeidah.

3/24/2015: STCW Gap closing requirements

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.

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.

3/20/2015: National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee meeting

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.

3/20/2015: Commercial fishing vessel engineers

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.

3/18/2015: New online payment capability for the National Vessel Documentation Center

The National Vessel Documentation Center is now taking online payments for Certificates of Documentation, late renewals, abstract titles and certified copy COD requests.

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