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Final Rule: Navigation and navigable waters, and shipping; technical, organizational, and conforming amendments

Maritime CommonsFriday, January 21, 2022 - 10:19 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it has issued a final rule to make technical and editorial corrections throughout titles 33 and 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). [ Read Full Article ]

Federal Register Notice: Public meeting in preparation for International Maritime Organization HTW 8 meeting

Maritime CommonsTuesday, January 18, 2022 - 4:13 PM
As announced in the Federal Register, the Department of State and the Coast Guard will conduct a public meeting by teleconference at 10 a.m. EST on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 [ Read Full Article ]

Mariner training course and program approval updates

Maritime CommonsTuesday, January 18, 2022 - 12:36 PM
The National Maritime Center has released a notice regarding actions being taken to reduce the inventory of course and program approval requests. [ Read Full Article ]

2022-2027 Oil Pollution Research and Technology Plan released

Maritime CommonsTuesday, January 18, 2022 - 11:10 AM
The Interagency Coordinating Committee on Oil Pollution Research (ICCOPR) is pleased to announce the release of the 2022-2027 Oil Pollution Research and Technology Plan (OPRTP). [ Read Full Article ]

Federal Register Notice: User fees for inspected towing vessels

Maritime CommonsTuesday, January 11, 2022 - 11:44 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is proposing to update its user fees for seagoing towing vessels that are 300 gross tons or more and to revise user fees for other inspected towing vessels. [ Read Full Article ]

2021 Coast Guard Engineer of the Year Award

Maritime CommonsWednesday, January 5, 2022 - 1:18 PM
Mr. Timothy Meyers has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Coast Guard Engineer of the Year Award. [ Read Full Article ]

Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee appoints new members

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 27, 2021 - 2:15 PM
The Coast Guard has announced the appointment of two individuals to serve as members of the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee (GLPAC). [ Read Full Article ]

Federal Register Notice: Public meeting in preparation for International Maritime Organization SDC 8 meeting

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 27, 2021 - 1:39 PM
As announced in the Federal Register, the Department of State and the Coast Guard will conduct a public meeting by teleconference at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, January 13, 2022.  [ Read Full Article ]

Federal Register Notice: National Boating Safety Advisory Committee; January 2022 Teleconference

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 27, 2021 - 1:05 PM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee will meet to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. This meeting will be open to the public. [ Read Full Article ]

Interim Rule: Fire safety of small passenger vessels

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 27, 2021 - 12:05 PM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is issuing an interim rule as the first step to implementing the statutorily mandated requirements for fire safety on certain covered small passenger vessels. [ Read Full Article ]

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