In a continuing Polar Code series, the Coast Guard spoke on U.S. Government engagement with international partners in the development of the Code and the context and framework in which the International Maritime Organization negotiates.
The Coast Guard published an FAQ document for the Offshore Supply Vessels, of at least 6,000 GT ITC, interim rule.
The Coast Guard announces the new interim rule for large offshore supply vessels greater than 6,000 GT ITC (500 GRT).
In a continuing Polar Code series, the Coast Guard provides safety provision updates at a Polar Code workshop in Seattle.
The Coast Guard hosted a workshop on the Polar Code in Seattle. For those who could not attend, Maritime Commons is providing an after-action blog post for each of the Coast Guard spokespersons that presented at the workshop.
The National Vessel Movement Center announced a 90-day notice of an updated package of picklist reference files to be released which will incorporate various country and port changes.
The Coast Guard will hold a Public Meeting on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, in Arlington, Va. to discuss preparation for the thirty-ninth session of the International Maritime Organization’s Facilitation Committee to be held September 22-26, 2014.
The Coast Guard published final rule to separately list an annual fee for renewals of endorsements upon the Certificate of Documentation.
The Coast Guard published a notice to the Federal Register extending the public comment period on its draft change to Navigation and Inspection Circular 01-13.