Cargo Securing on Vessels Operating in U.S. Waters

Docket ID: USCG-2000-7080
Agency: Coast Guard (USCG)
Parent Agency: Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

This rulemaking applies to vessels of 500 gross tons or more traveling on international voyages. It would require manuals to guide vessel crews in securing certain cargo to prevent its loss at sea and would prescribe when and how the loss or jettisoning of cargo must be reported. It would also authorize third party organizations to review and approve cargo securing manuals on behalf of the Coast Guard.

RIN: 1625-AA25
Impacts and Effects: International
CFR Citation: 33 CFR 97,46 CFR 91
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 46 U.S.C. 3306
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: Yes
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM12/01/200065 FR 75201
NPRM Comment Period End03/01/2001
Supplemental NPRM11/15/201378 FR 68784
Supplemental NPRM Comment Period End02/13/2014
Interim Final Rule05/09/201681 FR 27992
Interim Final Rule Effective06/08/2016
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End08/08/2016
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Action Office: USCG
Keyword(s): Old RIN 2115-AF97
Subtype: Commercial Vessels
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Aug 08, 2016 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 05/09/2016
ID: USCG-2000-7080-0040
Comment Period Closed
Feb 13, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 11/15/2013
ID: USCG-2000-7080-0024
Comment Now!
Due Mar 06, 2001 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 03/06/2001
ID: USCG-2000-7080-0019
Comment Now!
Due Dec 01, 2000 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 12/01/2000
ID: USCG-2000-7080-0001
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 08/29/2016
ID: USCG-2000-7080-0045

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/29/2016
ID: USCG-2000-7080-0041
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 05/03/2016
ID: USCG-2000-7080-0039
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 11/19/2013
ID: USCG-2000-7080-0025


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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
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Agency Contact
Ken Smith
Project Manager
202 372-1413
Commandant (CG-OES-2), 2703 Martin Luther King Jr., Avenue, SE., STOP 7509
Washington, DC 20593-7509
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