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Item: The Coast Guard announces plans to make Broadcast Notices to Mariners containing locally relevant information available by mobile devices.  You may read the announcement and provide comment.
Item: The U.S. Coast Guard announces via Federal Register the completion of The Areas Offshore of Massachusetts and Rhode Island Port Access Route Study (May 2020). The study focused on the seven adjacent leased areas of the outer continental shelf south of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, and east of Rhode Island that together constitute the Massachusetts/Rhode Island Wind Energy Area (MA/RI WEA) to (1) determine what, if any, navigational safety concerns exist with vessel transits in the study area; (2) determine whether to recommend changes to enhance navigational safety within the MA/RI WEA are partially or fully developed as wind farms; and (3) to evaluate the need for establishing vessel routing measures. You may read the study in its entirety.
Item: The 2019 Federal Radionavigation Plan (FRN) has been published and is now available via our online Nav Pubs and Documents Library.
Item: The Navigation Center is now publishing Broadcast Notices to Mariners (BNMs) for the 5th Coast Guard District.  You can search the database using a wide variety of parameters to get the BNMs you need the most. View the BNM page now.