APMA Blog Feeds

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Blog 200923

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, September 23, 2020 - 7:41 AM
Headlines: USCG – fire onboard USCGC Waesche extinguished; USCG – Golden Ray public meeting concludes; USCG – GIUE program requirements for FY21; Maryland-NCR – advance notice of transfer operations; MARAD – Advisory re GPS interference; IMO – resolution re crew change facilitation; IMO – NextGEN [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200922

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, September 22, 2020 - 8:25 AM
Headlines: FMC – August activity report; NSIDC – Arctic sea ice at second lowest level; California – Mitsui OSK fined $252K for air violations; California – updated ‘at-berth’ air regulation; Australia – extension of certificates due to COVID-19; and UK – guidance re preventing garbage pollution. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200921

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, September 21, 2020 - 8:29 AM
Headlines: Houston-Galveston – Port Condition ZULU; USCG – response to Hurricane Sally continues; USCG – Navigation and Navigable Waters regulations; CGSIC – virtual meeting on 21-22 September; COAC – virtual meeting on 7 October; DOE – Corpus Christi Liquefaction Stage III; DOE – Freeport LNG [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200918

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, September 18, 2020 - 2:42 PM
Headlines: USCG – use of multiple BWMS testing laboratories; USCG – strategic outlook on IUU fishing; NOAA – Skylight to address IUU fishing activities; NTSB – fatal fire at marina; DOE – Arctic Energy Office established; Senate – bill introduced to establish Maritime Task Force; Court – borrowed [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Exemptions to TWIC requirements related to COVID-19 – Update (Change 1)

Maritime CommonsFriday, September 18, 2020 - 11:12 AM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 13-20 - (Change 1) “Transportation Worker Identification Credential Operations - Change 1” to update temporary exemptions to credential expiration related to COVID-19. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200917

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:35 AM
Headlines: NTSB – dive boat Conception public docket; DOJ – attempted fraudulent export; DOT – $1 billion in infrastructure investments; Texas – $1 million in grants to reduce coastal trash; FMC – Commissioner met in closed session; Senate – bill introduced re Great Lakes icebreaking; [ Read Full Article ]

Crediting Recent Sea Service of Personnel Serving on Vessels of the Uniformed Services

Maritime CommonsWednesday, September 16, 2020 - 3:40 PM
As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices, or those notices that may impact a large segment of our readers. To provide […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200916

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, September 16, 2020 - 7:12 AM
Headlines: USCG – Hurricane Sally update; USCG – laid-up inspected or examined vessels; USCG – RECs Charleston, New Orleans, and New York to reopen; USCG – service aboard uniformed service vessel; USCG – termination of LMRSAC; USCG – 35th BWMS type approval certificate issued; USACE – proposed [ Read Full Article ]

Work Instruction: Laid up Inspected/Examined Vessels

Maritime CommonsTuesday, September 15, 2020 - 3:06 PM
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance published Work Instruction CVC-WI-018(1), “Laid up Inspected/Examined Vessels.” This work instruction outlines the process of laying up inspected and examined commercial vessels and provides greater consistency […] [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) type approval certificate to oneTank, LLC.

Maritime CommonsTuesday, September 15, 2020 - 11:20 AM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 35th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast WaterManagement System Type Approval Certificate to oneTank, LLC after a detailed reviewof the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the […] [ Read Full Article ]