Coast Guard December 13, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Guidance: Change 1 to NVIC 21-14 Guidelines for Qualification for STCW Endorsement for Vessel Security Officers
Document Number: 2021-26878
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Change 1 to Guidelines for Qualification for STCW Endorsements for Vessel Security Officers, Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties, and Security Awareness, NVIC 21-14. This change notice revises NVIC 21-14 to indicate that the Coast Guard has determined that certain sea service aboard military and government owned or operated vessels may be credited toward meeting the sea service requirement for the STCW endorsement for vessel security officer (VSO).
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancy
Document Number: 2021-26867
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is re-soliciting applications from persons interested in membership on the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) to fill a vacant position representing individuals employed in offshore operations. This recently established Committee will advise the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to activities directly involved with, or in support of, the exploration of offshore mineral and energy resources, to the extent that such matters are within the jurisdiction of the Coast Guard.
Safety Zones; Alderbrook Resort New Year's Fireworks Display, Hood Canal, Washington
Document Number: 2021-26909
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone surrounding the Alderbrook Resort dock involved in a fireworks display in Hood Canal, WA, from December 31, 2021, through January 1, 2022. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and vessels associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, entry into the safety zone is prohibited, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound or their Designated Representative.