Vessel Requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure, and Automatic Identification System

Docket ID: USCG-2005-21869
Agency: Coast Guard (USCG)
Parent Agency: Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

This rulemaking expands the applicability for Notice of Arrival and Departure (NOAD) and Automatic Identification System (AIS) requirements. These expanded requirements better enable the Coast Guard to correlate vessel AIS data with NOAD data, enhance our ability to identify and track vessels, detect anomalies, improve navigation safety, and heighten our overall maritime domain awareness. The NOAD portion of this rulemaking expands the applicability of the NOAD regulations by changing the minimum size of vessels covered below the current 300 gross tons, requires a notice of departure when a vessel is departing for a foreign port or place, and mandates electronic submission of NOAD notices to the National Vessel Movement Center. The AIS portion of this rulemaking expands current AIS carriage requirements for the population identified in the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention and the Marine Transportation Marine Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 2002.

RIN: 1625-AA99
Impacts and Effects: International
CFR Citation: 33 CFR 62,33 CFR 66,33 CFR 160,33 CFR 161,33 CFR 164,33 CFR 165,33 CFR 101,33 CFR 110,33 CFR 117,33 CFR 151,46 CFR 4,46 CFR 148
Priority: Other Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2015
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 33 U.S.C. 1223, 33 U.S.C. 1225, 33 U.S.C. 1231, 46 U.S.C. 3716, 46 U.S.C. 8502, 46 U.S.C. 701, Pub. L. 107-295, sec 102, E.O. 12234
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: Yes
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM12/16/200873 FR 76295
Notice of Public Meeting01/21/200974 FR 3534
Notice of Second Public Meeting03/02/200974 FR 9071
NPRM Comment Period End04/15/2009
Notice of Second Public Meeting Comment Period End04/15/2009
Final Rule01/30/201580 FR 5282
Final Rule Effective Date03/02/2015
Final Rule; Correction04/01/201580 FR 17326
Final Rule; Correction Effective04/01/2015
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Action Office: G-LRA
Subtype: Commercial Vessels
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Now!
Due Apr 15, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 03/02/2009
ID: USCG-2005-21869-0016
Comment Now!
Due Apr 15, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 01/21/2009
ID: USCG-2005-21869-0009
Comment Period Closed
Apr 15, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 12/16/2008
ID: USCG-2005-21869-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 08/20/2015
ID: USCG-2005-21869-0115

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 04/01/2016
ID: USCG-2005-21869-0117
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/27/2015
ID: USCG-2005-21869-0116
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/30/2015
ID: USCG-2005-21869-0109


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
LCDR Michael D. Lendvay
Program Manager, Office of Commercial Vessel, Foreign and Offshore Vessel Activities Div. (CG-CVC-2)
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE., STOP 7501
Washington, DC 20593-7501
Jorge Arroyo
Project Manager, Office of Navigation Systems (CG-NAV-1)
202 372-1563
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE., STOP 7418
Washington, DC 20593-7418
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