Skip to Content


Notification of Arrival in U.S. Ports; Correction

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble


Coast Guard, DHS.


Correcting amendments.


This document contains corrections to the final regulations (FR Doc. 03-4408), which were published in the Federal Register of Friday, February 28, 2003, (68 FR 9537). The regulations related to the information reporting requirements for notification of vessel arrival in U.S. ports contained in 33 CFR part 160, subpart C.


Effective on November 10, 2003.

Start Further Info


LTJG Kimberly B Andersen, U.S. Coast Guard (G-MPP), at 202-267-2562.

End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information



The final regulations that are the subject of these corrections superseded Subpart C of 33 CFR part 160 on April 1, 2003, and affect persons required to submit Notification of Arrival in U.S. ports.

Need for Correction

As published, the final regulations contain errors that may prove to be misleading and need to be clarified.

Start List of Subjects

List of Subjects in 33 CFR Part 160

  • Administrative practice and procedure
  • Harbors
  • Hazardous Material transportation
  • Marine safety
  • Navigation (water)
  • Reporting and recordkeeping requirements
  • Vessels
  • Waterways
End List of Subjects Start Amendment Part

Accordingly, 33 CFR part 160 is corrected by making the following correcting amendments:

End Amendment Part

Subpart C—Notification of Arrival in U.S. Ports

Start Amendment Part

1. The authority citation for Part 160 continues to read as follows:

End Amendment Part Start Authority

Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1223, 1231; 46 U.S.C. Chapter 701; Department of Homeland Security Delegation 0170.1. Subpart D is also issued under the authority of 33 U.S.C. 125 and 46 U.S.C. 3715.

End Authority

2. In § 160.203(b)(1), immediately preceding the words “vessels entering any port or place in the” add the word “foreign.”

Start Amendment Part

3. In § 160.206(d) immediately following the words “estimated arrival” add the words “and departure”.

End Amendment Part
Start Amendment Part

4. In § 160.210(c) immediately preceding the words “vessels 300 or less gross tons operating in the Seventh Coast Guard District” add the word “foreign”.

End Amendment Part
Start Amendment Part

5. In § 160.212, in the table to paragraph (a)(3), in entry (i), under the heading “You must submit an NOA—” remove the words “Before departure but at” and add in their place the word “At”.

End Amendment Part Start Signature

Dated: October 17, 2003.

L.L. Hereth,

Acting Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection.

End Signature End Supplemental Information

[FR Doc. 03-28189 Filed 11-7-03; 8:45 am]