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By MarEx of maritime-executive.com

U.S. Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter to the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard expressing concerns with oversights in the Coast Guard’s notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) on the implementation of the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act (CVSSA).

The Coast Guard proposed amending its passenger vessel regulations to implement the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010 late last year with respect to deck rails, systems for detecting or recording falls overboard, and for recording evidence of possible crimes, hailing devices, security guides, sexual assault response, and crime scene preservation training.

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