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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2009-0168]


Interim Guidance for Nontank Vessel Response Plans

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of cancellation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard announces the cancellation of Navigation and 
Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) No. 01-05, Change (CH)-1, ``Interim 
Guidance for the Development and Review of Response Plans for Nontank 
Vessels.'' NVIC 01-05, CH-1 is replaced by the ``Nontank Vessel 
Response Plans and Other Response Plan Requirements'' final rule 
promulgated on September 30, 2013.

DATES: NVIC No. 01-05, CH-1 is cancelled effective January 31, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on the 
cancellation of NVIC 01-05, CH-1, call Lieutenant Commander John 
Peterson, Vessel Response Plan Program, Office of Commercial Vessel 
Compliance, at telephone number 202-372-1226. If you have questions on 
reviewing material in the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, 
Docket Operations, at telephone number 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On August 9, 2004, the President signed the Coast Guard and 
Maritime Transportation Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108-293; the ``2004 
Act''). Section 701 of the 2004 Act required any self-propelled nontank 
vessel of 400 gross tons or greater on U.S. navigable waters to prepare 
and submit an oil response plan by August 8, 2005.
    On February 23, 2006, Change 1 to NVIC 01-05, ``Interim Guidance 
for the Development and Review of Response Plans for Nontank Vessels,'' 
was issued to augment previous guidance for nontank vessels preparing 
and submitting response plans to the U.S. Coast Guard. The NVIC was 
intended only to provide non-binding voluntary guidance to industry for 
preparing response plans.
    Existing plans developed in accordance with NVIC 01-05, CH-1, may 
not comply with the newly issued nontank vessel response plan 
regulations, and may require the vessel owner or operator to revise a 
plan in accordance with the ``Nontank Vessel Response Plans and Other 
Response Plan Requirements'' final rule, RIN 1625-AB27, promulgated on 
September 30, 2013 (78 FR 60100). The final rule may be viewed online 
at http://Regulations.gov under docket number USCG-2008-1070. If you do 
not have internet access, you can obtain a copy of the final rule by 
contacting the VRP Program staff at 202-732-1005, or your local U.S. 
Coast Guard Sector Command. This notice is issued under the authority 
of 5 U.S.C. 552(a).

    Dated: March 31, 2014.
J.C. Burton,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director, Inspections and Compliance.
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