Commercial Marine Vessels

This page last reviewed November 2010


2009 What's New Archive
Posted October 15, 2009
red diamond bulletSURVEY:  An advisory (Marine Notice 2009-6) has been issued to request information from individual ship operators and shipping lines for a survey on the use of low sulfur distillate fuels in ocean-going vessels (see Attachments A and B).  
Attachment A: Ship Operator Survey Form is for the individual vessel operator PDF (18KB) or Word (76KB)
Attachment B: Shipping Line or Fleet Manager Survey Form is for the fleet manager or shipping line PDF (26KB) or Word (129KB)
Posted September 30, 2009
red diamond bulletAn advisory (Marine Notice 2009-5) has been issued to provide information on the safety exemption provision.  Read the advisory (Marine Notice 2009-5) to ship owners and operators.   PDF (32KB) or Word (66KB)
Posted July 27, 2009
red diamond bulletOcean-going vessel emission measurement reports and publications are now available on the Reports and Publications Page.
Posted June 25, 2009
red diamond bulletAn advisory (Marine Notice 2009-4) has been issued to provide information on recordkeeping requirements.  The first regulatory compliance date is July 1, 2009.
Read the advisory (Marine Notice 2009-4) to ship owners and operators.   PDF (218KB) or Word (350KB)
Posted June 3, 2009
red diamond bulletAn advisory (Marine Notice 2009-3) has been issued to provide details on the approval and effective dates for the regulation.  The first regulatory compliance date is July 1, 2009.
Read the advisory (Marine Notice 2009-3) to ship owners and operators. 
Posted June 3, 2009
red diamond bulletThe United States Coast Guard sent out a Marine Safety Notice on May 26, 2009 regarding fuel switching. 
Read the Coast Guard Marine Safety Notice. 
Posted May 7, 2009
red diamond bulletA second advisory (Marine Notice 2009-2) has been issued as a companion to Marine Notice 2009-1 which was issued on 5/5/09.  Marine Notice 2009-2 provides additional details on the regulation.  The regulation requirements are scheduled to become legally effective July 1, 2009.
Read the advisory (Marine Notice 2009-2) to ship owners and operators. 
Posted May 5, 2009
red diamond bulletAn advisory (Marine Notice 2009-1) regarding implementation of an upcoming ARB regulation on fuel sulfur and other operational requirements for ocean going vessels is now available for owners and operators of ocean-going vessels that visit California ports.  The regulation requirements are scheduled to become legally effective July 1, 2009.
Read the advisory (Marine Notice 2009-1) to ship owners and operators. 
 

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