The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is issuing new tasking to five federal advisory committees to help the agency identify existing regulations, guidance, and collections of information (that fall within the scope of each committee’s charter) for possible repeal, replacement, or modification.
8/1/2016: Merchant Mariner Personnel Advisory Committee vacancies
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Merchant Mariner Personnel Advisory Committee. Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before Sept. 30, 2016.
4/29/2016: Merchant Mariner Personnel Advisory Committee working group
The Coast Guard published a notice announcing an upcoming Merchant Mariner Personnel Advisory Committee working group meeting. The working group will meet to discuss Task Statement 30, which asks the committee to evaluate utilizing military education, training, and assessment to satisfy national and STCW 1 credential requirements.