The Coast Guard is evaluating the potential use of Safety Management Systems (SMSs) to improve safety and reduce marine casualties on board U.S.-flagged passenger vessels. The Coast Guard is seeking public input and responses to specific questions on the feasibility, applicability, and nature of SMSs for potential use on U.S.-flagged passenger vessels. Comments and related material must be received on or before April 15, 2021.
The Coast Guard published a notice reopening the public comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking entitled “Seafarers’ Access to Maritime Facilities,” which published in the Federal Register on Dec. 29, 2014.
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11/28/2014: Requirements for MODUs and other vessels conducting Outer Continental Shelf activities with dynamic positioning systems
The Coast Guard seeks comment on proposed rule for mobile offshore drilling units and other vessels using dynamic positioning systems to engage in activities on the Outer Continental Shelf.
The Coast Guard published a proposed rule and seeks public comment on a petition that requests the Coast Guard to initiate a rulemaking to address mariner occupational health and safety.