9/30/2014: GPS Satellite background and update

The Coast Guard announced the GPS-IIF satellite lauched in August was healthy as of September 17th, 2014 and the Civil GPS Service Interface Commmittee’s Executive Secretariat explains the meaning of this update.


9/30/2014: Collection of information under review by Office of Management and Budget- Application for private aids to navigation and class I private aids to navigation on artificial islands and fixed structures

The Coast Guard posted a notice requesting comments on the revision to the collection of information for the application for private aids to navigation and for class I private aids to navigation on artificial islands and fixed structures.


9/30/2014: Navigation and navigable waters- Technical, organizational and conforming amendments

The Coast Guard published a correcting ammendment to final rule on navigation and navigable waters.


9/30/2014: Personal flotation devices labeling and standards

The Coast Guard published a final rule correction to its PFD final rule to correct an incorrect contact phone number for the Coast Guard.


9/29/2014: Shipping and transportation- Technical, organizational and conforming amendments

The Coast Guard made annual technical and editorial corrections throughout title 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations.


9/25/2014: Coast Guard Proceedings Western Hemisphere Strategy issue

The Fall 2014 issue of Coast Guard Proceedings is now online. The issue’s primary focus is the U.S. Coast Guard Western Hemisphere Strategy signed by Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft earlier today.


9/25/2014: Coast Guard, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement sign memorandum, discuss 2015 strategic objectives

Coast Guard and BSEE outline joint goals in regulating offshore activities and signed a joint memorandum of agreement outlining respective roles in regulating of fixed facilities on the Outer Continental Shelf.


9/25/2014: 21st Century Waterways Feedback Presentations Available Online Now!

The Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers recently invited you to share your comments and feedback regarding the modernization of navigation services. As of today, the presentations that were provided at the subject Listening Sessions are NOW available online at the feedback site for viewing prior to providing additional and/or updated feedback.


9/22/2014: The United States joins Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia

The United States becomes the 20th Contracting Party to the ReCAAP to promote and enhance cooperation against piracy and armed robbery in Asia.


9/22/2014: Personal flotation devices labeling and standards

The Coast Guard published a final rule to remove references to type codes on the carriage and labeling of Coast Guard-approved PFDs.


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