9/19/2014: Opening of the Center for Arctic Study and Policy

Coast Guard Vice Commandant speaks at the opening of the Center for Arctic Study and Policy. The Center will house the Coast Guard think-tank for Arctic maritime oeprations and build a nexus between operators, indigenous community members and policymakers on evolving Arctic issues.

9/19/2014: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget- Security zones, regulated navigation areas and safety zones

The Coast Guard invites comments on: security zones, regulated navigation areas, safety zones, safety approval of cargo containers, self-propelled liquefied natural gas vessels, plan approval and records for electrical engineering regulations and the streamlined inspection program.

9/18/2014: Global Maritime Environmental Congress- Coast Guard remarks

The Coast Guard provides an overview of environmental compliance exams, ship efficiency and liquefied natural gas and natural gas as a marine fuel.

9/18/2014: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget- Application for tonnage measurement of vessels

The Coast Guard invites comment from owners of vessels on the application for tonnage measurement of vessels, form CG-5397.

9/18/2014: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget- Certificate of Discharge to Merchant Mariner

The Coast Guard invites comments from shipping companies, masters or individuals in charge of a vessel on the Certificate of Discharge to Merchant Mariner, form CG-718A.

9/18/2014: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget- State access to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund

The Coast Guard invites comments from owners and operators of vessels on the streamlined inspection program.

9/17/2014: Regulatory correction – Implementation of the amendments to International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, and changes to national endorsements

The Coast Guard published a regulatory correction for the implementation of the amendments to STCW, 1978, and changes to national endorsements.

9/16/2014: National Vessel Documentation Center phone system operational

The phone system for the National Vessel Documentation Center is fully operational after being down due to a power surge.

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