Coast Guard February 26, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Policy Implementing the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping Final Rule; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2014-04177
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of nine Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars (NVICs), which are the first set of a series of NVICs to implement the final rule that aligned Coast Guard regulations with amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, and made changes to national endorsements. These NVICs will provide guidance to mariners concerning new regulations governing merchant mariner certificates and endorsements to Merchant Mariner Credentials (MMC).
Regulated Navigation Area: Buzzard's Bay, MA; Navigable Waterways Within the First Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2014-04176
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing this notice to advise the public that we have prepared a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) based on the Final Environmental Assessment (Final EA) for the amendments to the Buzzards Bay Regulated Navigation Area that were implemented in 2007. The Coast Guard prepared the Final EA, dated December 2013, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Coast Guard's Agency procedures for implementing NEPA.