Notice of proposed rulemaking: Electronic Submission of Facility Operations and Emergency Manuals

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register a proposed rule to enable electronic submission of Operations Manuals and Emergency Manuals and electronic communication between the operators of regulated facilities and the Coast Guard, reducing the time and cost associated with mailing and processing printed manuals.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Notice of proposed rulemaking: Electronic Submission of Facility Operations and Emergency Manuals

Notice of Public Scoping Meeting for the Blue Marlin Offshore Port License Application

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and the Maritime Administration (MARAD) announce their intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Blue Marlin Offshore port license application. Blue Marlin Offshore Port, LLC proposes the construction and operation of a deepwater port that would be located approximately 99 statute miles off the coast of Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Notice of Public Scoping Meeting for the Blue Marlin Offshore Port License Application

Operational Risk Assessments for Waterfront Facilities Handling Liquefied Natural Gas as Fuel, and Updates to Industry Standards

The Coast Guard published in the Federal Register a proposed amendment to its regulations concerning waterfront facilities handling liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied hazardous gas (LHG).
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Operational Risk Assessments for Waterfront Facilities Handling Liquefied Natural Gas as Fuel, and Updates to Industry Standards