(OPSG )Comment Request: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)

(OPSG )Comment Request: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security has issued a 60-day notice of revision and request for comments. This revision removes the OPSG Daily Activity Report (FEMA Form FF–207–FY–21–113 (formerly 089–0–27)) from the collection. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) Homeland Security Grant…

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Comment Request: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Port Security Grant Program

Comment Request: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, as amended (46 U.S.C. 70107), authorizes the PSGP to provide for the risk-based allocation of funds to implement Area Maritime Transportation Security Plans and facility security plans among port authorities, facility operators, and State and…

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Safe Maritime Transportation System (SafeMTS)-Voluntary Near-Miss Incident Reporting and Analysis System

Agency Information Collection Activity; Notice of Request for Approval To Collect New Information: Safe Maritime Transportation System (SafeMTS)-Voluntary Near-Miss Incident Reporting and Analysis System Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST–R), U.S. Department of Transportation has issued a 30-Day notice of new information collection and request for…

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Defense (DoD) Notice of funding Availability

The Corps Water Infrastructure Financing Program (CWIFP) is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) new credit assistance program for non-federal dam safety projects. Through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022, CWIFP has been provided $81 million in budget authority. The purpose…

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Towing Vessel Firefighting Training

October 3, 2023: Federal Register The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a final rule to revise the training requirements for national Merchant Mariner Credential endorsements as master of towing vessels (limited) or mate (pilot) of towing vessels on inland waters or Western Rivers routes. Consistent with recommendations from two Federal advisory committees, this rule gives…

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Notice of the 101st Meeting of the Inland Waterways Users Board, October 19, 2023, Springfield, Virginia (Metro DC Area)

Dear Inland Waterways Industry Colleagues: The 101st meeting of the Inland Waterways Users Board is scheduled for Thursday, October 19, 2023, at the Hilton Springfield Hotel, 6550 Loisdale Road, Springfield, VA 22150, 703-971-8900. The meeting will begin at 9:00 A.M. local time and is expected to adjourn at approximately 2:00 P.M. Registration for the meeting…

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Request for Project Proposals Pursuant to the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, Pilot Program for Continuing Authority Projects in Small or Disadvantaged Communities-Extension of Time To Submit Proposals

SUMMARY: Section 165 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 directs the Secretary of the Army to implement a pilot program for carrying out projects under a continuing authority program for economically disadvantaged communities at 100% Federal cost. The Department of the Army is requesting pilot project proposals. The Secretary is authorized to select…

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Request for Information: Center for Maritime Innovation

This notice requests information from the public to assist MARAD in determining how best to organize and structure a Center for Maritime Innovation (the “Center”). MARAD authority in this area provides the Center to support the study, research, development, assessment, and deployment of emerging marine technologies and practices related to the maritime transportation system. MARAD…

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Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education; Designation Policy Update and Notice of Opportunity To Apply for Designation for 2023

This notice updates the Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE) designation policy and invites eligible and qualified training entities to apply to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) for designation as a 2023 CoE. CoE designations serve to assist the maritime industry in obtaining and maintaining the highest quality workforce. On December…

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Request for Project Proposals Pursuant to Section 165 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, Pilot Program for Continuing Authority Projects in Small or Disadvantaged Communities

AGENCY: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army, DoD. ACTION: Notice; request for pilot project proposals. SUMMARY: Section 165 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 directs the Secretary of the Army to implement a pilot program for carrying out projects under a continuing authority program for economically disadvantaged communities at 100%…

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