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Unified Agenda 1625-AA93

Notification of Arrival in U.S. Ports; Certain Dangerous Cargoes; Electronic Submission


This rulemaking project would revise Notice of Arrival (NOA) regulations found at 33 CFR part 160, subpart C, by: 1) Adding to the list of certain dangerous cargo (CDC) ammonium nitrate and certain ammonium nitrate-based fertilizers, in bulk, as well as propylene oxide, alone or mixed with ethylene oxide, in bulk; 2) adding two options for vessels to submit NOAs electronically, and 3) defining CDC residue. In addition, the rulemaking would confirm that U.S. recreational vessels are not subject to part 160 requirements. This rulemaking would also revise 33 CFR parts 104 and 105 as necessary. This project supports the Coast Guard's broad roles and responsibilities of maritime safety, maritime security, and maritime stewardship.


6 actions from December 16th, 2005 to September 28th, 2010

  • December 16th, 2005
  • January 17th, 2006
    • Interim Final Rule Effective
  • March 16th, 2006
    • Interim Final Rule Comment Period End
  • December 23rd, 2009
  • February 22nd, 2010
    • NPRM Comment Period End
  • September 28th, 2010


  • Sharmine Jones
    Program Manager, Office of Vessel Activities, Foreign and Offshore Vessel Activities Div. (CG-5432)
    Phone 202 372-1234
    Room 1116, 2100 Second Street SW., STOP 7581,
    Washington DC 20593-7581
  • Gretchen Bailey
    Office of Hazardous Materials Standards Division (CG-5223)
    Phone 202 372-1418
    Room 1214, 2100 Second Street SW., STOP 7126,
    Washington DC 20593-7126

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