The Coast Guard has published a [B]Proposed Rule[/B] for [I]Implementation of the 1995 Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978[/I]
[FONT=Verdana]The Coast Guard proposes to amend its regulations to
fully incorporate the STCW Convention, as well as the STCW Code in the requirements for the credentialing of United States merchant mariners as found in 46 CFR Parts 10, 11, 12, and 15.
The proposed rule appears in the November 17, 2009, [I]Federal Register[/I] (74 FR 59354) and is available at: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/pdf/E9-26821.pdf.
Please note that I am unable to discuss this rulemaking. Any comments should be submitted to the rulemaking docket, information on how to do so is found in the proposed rule.