The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee held a successful meeting on September 1st in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. This in-person meeting was a collaborative discussion among representatives for shipping, terminal operators, labor, pilots, and the public.
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee announced in the Federal Register that it will meet in Port Huron, Michigan, Sept. 12, 2019 to discuss matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage.
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee held a meeting Sept. 10, 2018 at Saint Lawrence Seaway Pilots’ Association in Cape Vincent, New York, to discuss Committee matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies. This post provides a summary of the discussions as well as links to the meeting transcript and other related documents.
The Coast Guard published two notices in the Federal Register regarding the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee announcing the date of the next committee convening, and extending indefinitely the application period for a committee position that will come vacant Sept. 30, 2018.
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is seeking applications until April 27, 2018, for membership on the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee. This Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security through the U.S. Coast Guard Commandant on matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies. To be eligible, applicants should have particular expertise, knowledge, and experience regarding the regulations and policies on the pilotage vessels on the Great Lakes, and at least five years of practical experience in maritime operations.
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee will meet via teleconference April 11, 2018.
The Committee is scheduled to meet Sept. 26-27, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT, in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
7/27/2017: Coast Guard seeks Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee’s assistance on regulatory evaluations
The full council is scheduled to meet by teleconference Aug. 23, 2017, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT, to help the Coast Guard identify existing regulations, guidance, and collections of information (that fall within the scope of the committee’s charter) for possible repeal, replacement, or modification.