Federal Register Notice: Use of Wing-in-Ground Craft in Logistical Support of Offshore Platform Operations

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that they are seeking input from the public on wing-in-ground (WIG) craft. This information will support the Coast Guard’s compliance with Section 8431 of the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. Comments must be received by the Coast Guard on or before November 1, 2022.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Federal Register Notice: Use of Wing-in-Ground Craft in Logistical Support of Offshore Platform Operations

Federal Register Notice: National Boating Safety Advisory Committee; August 2022 virtual meeting

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee will meet virtually to discuss matters relating to national boating safety on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The virtual meeting will be open to the public.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Federal Register Notice: National Boating Safety Advisory Committee; August 2022 virtual meeting

Federal Register Notice: National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee seeks new members

The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is seeking applications for 2 membership positions on the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (NMERPAC). The vacancies are for a deck officer who currently holds a Merchant Mariner Credential with an endorsement as Master of Towing Vessels and an individual who represents the general public.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Federal Register Notice: National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee seeks new members

Federal Register Notice: National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; July 2022 Virtual Meeting

The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee will conduct a virtual meeting, to review and discuss matters relating to national maritime security. Specifically, the Coast Guard intends to present and issue a task focused on improving and enhancing the sharing of information related to cybersecurity risks that may cause a transportation security incident. This virtual meeting will be open to the public.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Federal Register Notice: National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; July 2022 Virtual Meeting

Notice of Shipping Coordinating Committee Meeting in preparation for International Maritime Organization MSC 105 Meeting

The Department of State announced in the Federal Register that it will conduct a public meeting of the Shipping Coordinating Committee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, by way of teleconference to prepare for the one-hundred fifth session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 105) to be held virtually from Wednesday, April 20, 2022 to Friday April 22, 2022 and Monday, April 25, 2022 to Friday, April 29, 2022.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Notice of Shipping Coordinating Committee Meeting in preparation for International Maritime Organization MSC 105 Meeting