APMA Blog Feeds

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MSIB 09-20 Vessel Inspections, Exams, and Documentation

Maritime CommonsFriday, March 27, 2020 - 2:50 PM
The Coast Guard has released guidance regarding its current position on commercial vessel compliance activities during the COVID-19 response. [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, March 27, 2020 - 3:05 AM
Headlines: USCG – vessel inspections, exams & documentation; USCG – maritime operations during stay-at-home order; NIOSH – emergency response employee exposure to COVID-19; MARAD – GPS interference; USN – aircraft carrier crew tested for COVID-19; NTSB – towboat sinks in heavy current; St. [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, March 26, 2020 - 4:31 AM
Headlines: USCG – BWMS type approval certificate issued; DOS – meeting re IMO FAL 44 cancelled; CBP – COAC meeting on 15 April; FEMA – PSGP revised application date; St. Lawrence Seaway – limitations on interfaces; CDC – COVID-19 and cruise ships; FMC – open for business; FMC – February Activity [ Read Full Article ]

Federal Register Notice: Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; April 2020 Teleconference

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 25, 2020 - 1:59 PM
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee will meet via teleconference April 8, 2020 to discuss issues related to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. The meetings will be open to the public. [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Panasia GloEn- Patrol 2.0

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 25, 2020 - 12:34 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 27th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Panasia Co. Ltd., after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060. [ Read Full Article ]

NVIC 01-20, “Guidelines for Addressing Cyber Risks at MTSA Regulated Facilities”

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 25, 2020 - 10:24 AM
The Coast Guard has issued guidance to facility owners and operators on complying with the requirements to assess, document, and address computer system and network vulnerabilities. [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, March 25, 2020 - 5:32 AM
Headlines: DHS – maritime workers are essential; USCG – BWMS type approval certificates issued; St. Lawrence Seaway – 2020 Navigation Season; Court – fortuity and burden of proof; Court – Robins Dry Dock & collateral estoppel; EC – liner consortia block exemption extended; India – advice to [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificates to NK Co. Ltd.

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 24, 2020 - 3:54 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 28 th and 29 th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to NKBMS Co. Ltd., after a detailed review of […] [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, March 24, 2020 - 6:01 AM
Headlines: DOJ – $1.65 million for ORB violation; CDC – Foreign Quarantine Regulations; CBP – travel from Canada restricted; CBP – travel from Mexico restricted; Court – Blackbeard’s pirate ship; Australia – YM Efficiency container recovery efforts; Australia – company fined for reckless [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, March 23, 2020 - 5:51 AM
Headlines: USCG – NVIC 01-20 re cyber security at facilities; USCG – guidance re NVIC 01-20; USCG – addressing cyber risks at facilities; USCG – merchant mariner credentialing program; USCG – COVID-19 and offshore facilities; SLSDC – St. Lawrence Seaway Rules & Regulations; SLSDC – St. Lawrence [ Read Full Article ]

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