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National Boating Safety Advisory Council; Nov 2020 Teleconference
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (Council) and its subcommittees will meet via teleconference to discuss matters relating to recreational boating safety. The meeting will be open to the public.
Operational Risk Assessments for Waterfront Facilities Handling Liquefied Natural Gas as Fuel, and Updates to Industry Standards
The Coast Guard published in the Federal Register a proposed amendment to its regulations concerning waterfront facilities handling liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied hazardous gas (LHG).
Participatory Democracy an Essential Part of Maritime Rulemaking
Editor’s note: The following was compiled from several articles related to the Administrative Procedure Act which are available in the Spring 2013 edition of Proceedings Magazine. Recognizing the 74th Anniversary of the […]
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Financial responsibility – Vessels; Superseded Pollution Funds
The Coast Guard is seeking public comment on a proposal to expand regulations on vessel financial responsibility for all tank vessels greater than 100 gross tons as required by statute, and to make other amendments that clarify and update reporting requirements, reflect current practice, and remove unnecessary regulations.