11 February 2013

The Coasties Regulatory kowtow to the ILO

Ach, RR, where are you now that we need you?
The US Coast Guard seeks comments on a draft Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) that sets forth the Coast Guard’s policies and procedures regarding inspection of US vessels for voluntary compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC 2006), which enters into force on 20 August 2013. Comments should be submitted by 13 March. 78 Fed. Reg. 9709 (February 11, 2013).