Notice; Marpol Annex I Amendments

Docket ID: USCG-2010-0194
Agency: Coast Guard (USCG)
Parent Agency: Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

In this rulemaking, the Coast Guard amended the regulations in subchapter O (Pollution) of title 33 of the CFR, including regulations on vessels carrying oil, oil pollution prevention, oil transfer operations, and rules for marine environmental protection regarding oil tank vessels, to reflect changes to international oil pollution standards adopted since 2004. Additionally, this regulation updated shipping regulations in title 46 to require Material Safety Data Sheets, in accordance with international agreements, to protect the safety of mariners at sea.

RIN: 1625-AB57
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 33 CFR 151,33 CFR 155 to 157,46 CFR 197
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Spring 2015
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 33 U.S.C. 1902, 46 U.S.C. 3306
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM04/09/201277 FR 21360
NPRM Comment Period End07/26/201277 FR 21360
Comment Period Extended09/07/201277 FR 43741
Final Rule02/04/201580 FR 5922
Final Rule Effective05/05/2015
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Action Office: Headquarters
Subtype: Administrative Matters
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Now!
Due Sep 07, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/26/2012
ID: USCG-2010-0194-0013
Comment Now!
Due Jul 09, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 04/09/2012
ID: USCG-2010-0194-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/10/2015
ID: USCG-2010-0194-0021
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/06/2015
ID: USCG-2010-0194-0020
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/06/2015
ID: USCG-2010-0194-0019


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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
Pre Rule
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Proposed Rule
Current Stage
Final Rule
Current Stage
Current Stage
Agency Contact
LCDR William Nabach
Project Manager, Office of Design & Engineering Standards, CG-OES-2
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE., STOP 7509
Washington, DC 20593-7509
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