Policy Letters: Vessel determination and credentialing on floating Outer Continental Shelf facilities

The Director of Commercial Regulation and Standards announced in the Federal Register the publication of the Office of Operating and Environmental Standards (CG-OES) Policy Letter 01-22, Determination of Whether a Floating Outer Continental Shelf Facility (FOF) is a Vessel, and the Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing (CG-MMC) Policy Letter 01-22, Merchant Mariner Credential Endorsements for Service on Floating Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Facilities.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Policy Letters: Vessel determination and credentialing on floating Outer Continental Shelf facilities

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

As announced in the Federal Register, the Department of State and the Coast Guard will conduct a public meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 17, 2022, to prepare for the eighth session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE 8).
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Federal Register Notice: Public meeting in preparation for International Maritime Organization SSE 8 meeting

Federal Register Notice: National Boating Safety Advisory Committee; vacancies 

The U.S. Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is seeking applications from persons interested in the membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) to fill two vacancies. This Committee advises the Coast Guard on matters related to national recreational boating safety.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Federal Register Notice: National Boating Safety Advisory Committee; vacancies 

Notice of Proposed Rule: Updates to marine engineering standards – comment period extension

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is extending the comment period by 45 days for the notice of proposed rulemaking, “Updates to Marine Engineering Standards,” published on October 19, 2021, which proposes to incorporate by reference updated marine engineering standards and eliminate outdated or unnecessarily prescriptive regulations.
Source: Federal Register Notices
Link: Notice of Proposed Rule: Updates to marine engineering standards – comment period extension