Coast Guard publishes final rule for facility, vessel response plans

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Marine Safety, Security, and Stewardship Directorate announced Monday publication in the Federal Register of a final rule designed to improve pollution-response preparedness for vessels and facilities carrying or handling oil upon the navigable waters of the United States.

Coast Guard announces new requirement for tank ships carrying oils and oil products aboard tank ships

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Thursday that it has submitted a Federal Register notice to the marine community containing guidance on new International Maritime Organization measures.

Coast Guard announces proposed vessel requirements for NOAD, AIS

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Thursday that it submitted to the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking entitled “Vessel Requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure and Automatic Identification System,” a rule designed to increase navigation safety and raise maritime domain awareness.