The FCC ruling applies ONLY to amateur (ham) radio
. It will mean, when effective (probably in Jan 2007) that all classes of ham licenses can be had without the need for a Morse code proficiency exam.
There was never a Morse code requirement for marine SSB
. There remains, however, the need for (a) type acceptance of the equipment; (b) operator license (no test); and (c) station license (no test).