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Blog 200420

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, April 20, 2020 - 1:49 AM
Headlines: MARAD – Bay of Campeche threat; USCG – recap of IMO SSE 7; Georgia – Golden Ray update; USCG – consolidation of boat stations; NOAA – Jordan Cove Energy Project; IMO – tackling maritime litter; Australia – Ruby Princess special commission of inquiry; Malta – grounding due to bank effect [ Read Full Article ]

Recap of the 7th Session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 17, 2020 - 2:13 PM
The IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment held its 7th session at IMO headquarters in London on March 2-6, 2020. A list of key topics discussed at SSE 7 is provided. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200417

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, April 17, 2020 - 7:14 AM
Headlines: USCG – ACP activities adjustments; USCG – liquid chemical categorization tables; NTSB – fire on laid-up ship; NTSB – virtual meeting on 28 April re fatal DUKW sinking; OFAC – COVID-19 sanctions exemptions; Court – unseaworthiness; ReCAAP – sharp rise in piracy and armed robbery; Panama [ Read Full Article ]

Exemption to Extend the Expiration Date of Certain Transportation Worker Identification Credentials

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 16, 2020 - 2:08 PM
The TSA is granting a temporary exemption from requirements regarding the expiration of certain Transportation Worker Identification Credentials due to COVID-19. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200416

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, April 16, 2020 - 6:42 AM
Headlines: Arabian Gulf – Iranian vessels harass USN & USCG vessels; USCG – regulatory reform accomplishments; USCG – sailor rescued with tanker’s assistance; TSA – TWIC expiration date extension; Arctic – sea ice conditions; Court – failure to maintain; Europe – national COVID19 guidance for [ Read Full Article ]

Coast Guard Regulatory Reform Accomplishments: FY17-FY20

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 15, 2020 - 1:53 PM
The Coast Guard Headquarters Office of Standards Evaluation and Development has provided a blog post to explain the process for evaluating deregulatory actions, discuss those completed and note those currently under review. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200415

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, April 15, 2020 - 7:29 AM
Headlines: Gulf of Oman – vessel boarded by armed men, released; USN – COVID-19 mitigation & prevention frameworks; DOE – Cameron LNG; Senate – bill introduced re OCS rents and royalties; Australia – safety alert for coastal pilots re COVID-19; India – CDCs extended; Singapore – STCW [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200414

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, April 14, 2020 - 7:40 AM
Headlines: Savannah River – RNA amended; USCG – USCGA virtual graduation ceremony; USN – USS Roosevelt sailor dead from COVID-19; USN – carrier remains at sea to avoid COVID-19; MARAD – Sea-Air-Space 2020 re Jones Act; and RMS Titanic strikes iceberg – 14 April 1912. April 14, 2020 Bryant’s [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200413

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, April 13, 2020 - 5:44 AM
Headlines: USCG – safeguarding the MTS during pandemic; USCG – COVID-19 guidelines; USCG – Incident Management and Crisis Response; CDC – ‘no sail’ order extended to all cruise ships; USN – Naval Academy public graduation cancelled; IMO – port states adopt pragmatic approach; EC – passenger rights [ Read Full Article ]

Safeguarding the Maritime Transportation System During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 10, 2020 - 3:43 PM
RDML Richard Timme writes about the Coast Guard's role in safeguarding the Maritime Transportation System during the COVID-19 pandemic. [ Read Full Article ]