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MSIB: Extensions to Ballast Water Management related to COVID-19

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 10, 2020 - 1:28 PM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 14-20 “COVID-19: Ballast Water Management (BWM) Extensions” to clarify adjustments to the extension policy for vessels impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, April 10, 2020 - 5:49 AM
Headlines: USCG – BWMS extensions due to COVID-19; NTSB – overpressurization of cargo tanks; St. Lawrence Seaway – COVID-19 FAQs; St. Lawrence Seaway – bow thruster requirement suspended; OFAC – North Korea sanctions regulations; CMTS – MTS infrastructure spending; WHO – cargo handling guidance; [ Read Full Article ]

Federal Register Notice: Great Lakes Pilotage Rates-2020 Annual Review and Revisions to Methodology

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 9, 2020 - 1:32 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 ]

Federal Register Notice: Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; April 2020 Teleconference

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:00 AM
As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices. To provide comments for the public record, follow the Federal Register link for each […] [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, April 9, 2020 - 7:16 AM
Headlines: USCG – death of ADM James Gracey; USCG – Great Lakes Pilotage Rates; MARAD – AMHP funding opportunity; MARAD – Philly Shipyard to build NSMVs; Treasury – international boycott list; TSA – HME STA temporary exemption; DOD – Acting SECNAV resigns; Senate – bill introduced re OCS rents and [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, April 8, 2020 - 6:52 AM
Headlines: USCG – COVID-19 reporting and questions; USCG – research project ideas reviewed; NOAA – deep ocean area exploration; OEAB – virtual meeting on 8-9 April; HSRP – virtual meeting on 28 April; St. Lawrence Seaway – cruise ship transits prohibited; Australia – seafarer qualification extended [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:38 AM
Headlines: USCG – wearing of cloth face masks; USCG – COVID-19 impact on cruise ships; USCG – finite element analyses evaluation; FMC – Fact Finding Teams begin work; USN – Commander, 7th Fleet re USS Roosevelt recovery; Canada – COVID-19 measures re ferries & passenger vessels; Suez Canal – [ Read Full Article ]

10 Research Project Ideas Reviewed by Ship Structure Committee at the 2020 Annual Meeting

Maritime CommonsMonday, April 6, 2020 - 3:06 PM
The Ship Structure Committee has released the list of this year’s top ten project ideas. Annually, the SSC solicits research project ideas from the public which may be selected for funding. [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, April 6, 2020 - 6:56 AM
Headlines: USCG – pragmatic easing of TWIC requirements; USCG – bankruptcy and coastwise trade eligibility; USCG – TPO quality management system review; USCG – 250,000 passengers disembarked in three weeks; Georgia – first lifting lug installed on Golden Ray; Georgia – response contractors begin [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Exemptions to TWIC requirements related to COVID-19

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 3, 2020 - 6:23 PM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 13-20 "Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Operations" to clarify temporary exemptions to credential expiration related to COVID-19. [ Read Full Article ]

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