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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 26 May 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, May 26, 2017 - 4:45 AM
Headlines: USCG – IOSC 2017 presentations; CBP – quarterly interest rates; House – bill introduced re Hudson River anchorages; House – bill introduced re fishing safety training; and Australia – ECDIS guidance. May 26, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 [ Read Full Article ]

5/25/2017: IOSC Recap #4-Tank Barge APEX 3508: Best practices for detection and recovery of sunken oil

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 25, 2017 - 8:46 AM
Fourth in our IOSC series is a recap of a presentation by Cmdr. Mark Sawyer, commanding officer of Marine Safety Unit Paducah, Kentucky, titled “T/B APEX 3508 Case Study: Best Practices for Detection and Recovery of Sunken Oil.” APEX 3508 released an estimated 120,500 gallons of slurry oil into the [ Read Full Article ]

5/25/2017: IOSC Recap #3-Tank Barge Argo: A case study on the employment of NCP special teams

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 25, 2017 - 8:22 AM
Next up in our IOSC series, is a recap of a presentation by Cmdr. Tedd Hutley, commanding officer of the Atlantic Strike Team, titled “Tank Barge Argo: A Case Study on the Employment of NCP Special Teams.” The Argo was a small tank barge that sank in Lake Erie, Ohio in 1937 and began leaking over [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 25 May 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, May 25, 2017 - 6:32 AM
Headlines: USCG – use of SMS to obtain Subchapter M COI; USCG – NMSAC meeting; NTSB – tow-bridge allision on 21 January 2016; NTSB – tow-bridge allision on 1 March 2016; House – FMC authorization bill introduced; and Court – proximate cause found wanting. May 25, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog [ Read Full Article ]

5/24/2017: National Maritime Security Advisory Committee meeting minutes

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 24, 2017 - 2:29 PM
This post provides a brief recap of topics discussed and directs interested readers to the full meeting minutes and all presentation material. [ Read Full Article ]

5/24/2017: New policy letter on Subchapter M implementation released

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 24, 2017 - 10:17 AM
The new policy letter covers use of previously conducted audits under existing safety management systems, such as the ISM Code and American Waterways Operators' Responsible Carrier Program, as objective evidence of compliance for the issuance of a towing vessel's initial certificate of inspection. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 24 May 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, May 24, 2017 - 5:55 AM
Headlines: MARAD – Small Shipyard Grant Program; NTSB – fatal towboat sinking; USN – National Maritime Day observed; USCG – IOSC 2017 presentations; BSEE – new Director named; Hong Kong – typhoon season; and UK – recall of emergency escape breathing devices. May 24, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

5/23/2017: IOSC 2017 Recap #2-In a hostile environment? Skills needed for success

Maritime CommonsTuesday, May 23, 2017 - 11:55 AM
Is it realistic to expect you’ll meet all stakeholder needs during a response? It is a question all incident commanders from any segment of the oil spill response community should ask themselves. Lt. Cmdr. Danielle Shupe, an instructor at the Coast Guard’s Training Center in Yorktown, Virginia, had [ Read Full Article ]

5/23/2017: IOSC 2017 Recap #1- Time for a refresh in the pre-spill planning consultation process

Maritime CommonsTuesday, May 23, 2017 - 11:39 AM
To kick off our IOSC recap series, first up is a presentation by Lt. Cmdr. Stacey Crecy on changes to laws and policies governing oil spill preparedness and the pre-spill planning process. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 23 May 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, May 23, 2017 - 7:07 AM
Headlines: Lower Niagara River – safety zone; USCG – Safety Alert re natural gas lines; Australia – official nautical charts; and Denmark – blockchain technology. May 23, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 [ Read Full Article ]

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