Coast Guard November 8, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Port Access Route Study: In the Bering Strait
Document Number: 2010-28115
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-11-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, Coast Guard
The Coast Guard (USCG) is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to evaluate: The continued applicability of and the need for modifications to current vessel routing measures; and the need for creation of new vessel routing measures in the Bering Strait. The goal of the study is to help reduce the risk of marine casualties and increase the efficiency of vessel traffic in the study area. The recommendations of the study may lead to future rulemaking action or appropriate international agreements.