8/14/2018: Notice requesting comments on Information Collection Request regarding Adequacy Certification for Reception Facilities

The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking public comment on its request for an extension of its approval for the collection of information involving Adequacy Certification for Reception Facilities and Advance notice – 33 CFR part 158, without change. Comments much reach the Coast Guard and the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs by September 13, 2018.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: 8/14/2018: Notice requesting comments on Information Collection Request regarding Adequacy Certification for Reception Facilities

8/14/2018: Notice requesting comments on Information Collection Request regarding Crewmember Identification Documents

The U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget for an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0113, Crewmember Identification Documents, without change. The Coast Guard is requesting comments from the public by October 15, 2018, before it submits its extension request.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: 8/14/2018: Notice requesting comments on Information Collection Request regarding Crewmember Identification Documents

8/9/2018: Recap of Coast Guard-American Waterways Operators steering committee meeting

The Coast Guard-American Waterways Operators Safety Partnership held its National Quality Steering Committee meeting July 31, 2018, with an agenda focusing on the concerns of the partnership and industry. This meeting marked the first NQSC meeting since Subchapter M towing vessel regulations went into effect July 20, 2018.
Source: USCG
Link: 8/9/2018: Recap of Coast Guard-American Waterways Operators steering committee meeting

8/8/2018: Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee and its working groups will meet September 11-12 to discuss various issues related to personnel in the United States Merchant Marine, including training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness standards. The meetings will be open to the public.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: 8/8/2018: Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

District 08 (GULF) Week 32 LNM Now Available on Navigation Center Website

 

The following products are available from the Navigation Center website:

If the links above do not work, you should either copy and paste the links into your web browser or follow the LNM links from the Navigation Center LNM page.

The Local Notice to Mariners, Light List, and Summary of Corrections are in Portable Document Format (PDF) and viewing them requires a PDF reader.  PDF readers are readily available on the internet, generally free of charge.

To download the latest information:

  • Place your mouse over the “PDF” symbol next to the corresponding week.
  • Right click for PC / Control click for Mac.
  • Choose “Save Target As”.
  • Save the PDF to your computer and open using your PDF reader.

If you have questions regarding this message, please contact the Navigation Center (use “LNMs, Charts, Chart Corrections, or Light Lists” as the subject from the pull down menu).


 

Source: LNM District 8
Link: District 08 (GULF) Week 32 LNM Now Available on Navigation Center Website

8/6/2018: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Polar icebreaker program available for public comment

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is seeking public comment, as lead agency, on a draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act for the Polar Icebreaker Program’s design and build of up to six polar icebreakers. Comments must be received by Sept. 20, 2018
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: 8/6/2018: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Polar icebreaker program available for public comment