ACTIVITIES RELATING TO TITLE II PORTS AND WATERWAYS SAFETY ACT OF 1972

The Ports and Waterways Safety Act was enacted on 10 July 1972. The purpose of the Act is to promote safety of ports, harbors, waterfront areas and navigable waters of the U. S. The report begins with a general description of the efforts taken by the Coast Guard in 1973. The report discusses specific accomplishments under the following topics: Approach used in meeting the charge of Title II; Data Acquisition Improvement; Internat'l Conference on Marine Pollution, 1973; Domestic Vessel Traffic Systems; Maneuvering; Personnel Standards; Hazardous Chemicals in Bulk; Research and Development; Risk Management System Development; Damage Risk Analysis; and Miscellaneous (describes actions taken under the authority of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act as amended). (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Rept. no. USCG-M-3-77 dated Jan 75, AD-A033 107.
  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Coast Guard

    Office of Merchant Marine Safety
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • BENNETT, R
  • Publication Date: 1974-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 44 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00150778
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USCG-M-2-77
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 30 1977 12:00AM