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8/14/2017: Waterway suitability assessment for operation of liquefied hazardous gas terminal in Port Arthur, Texas

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 14, 2017 - 11:42 AM
The Coast Guard posted a notice to the Federal Register announcing that Lynx Terminals LLC has submitted a Letter of Intent and Preliminary Waterway Suitability Assessment to the Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Port Arthur, Texas, regarding the company's plans to handle and transport Liquefied [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, August 14, 2017 - 7:14 AM
Headlines: St. Marys River – bulker refloated; USCG – Ecochlor BWMS type approval certificate; Port Arthur – waterway suitability assessment; DOS – meeting re CCC 4; CBP – export manifest for vessel cargo test; St. Lawrence Seaway – tug at Iroquois Lock; St. Lawrence Seaway – maximum [ Read Full Article ]

8/11/2017: Marine Safety Center issues update to Ecochlor’s ballast water management system type approval certificate

Maritime CommonsFriday, August 11, 2017 - 3:09 PM
The certificate has been updated to reflect DNV-GL’s evaluation and recommendation that Ecochlor be approved for use with all filter models of the Filtersafe BS-series. Filtersafe Standard and Turbo BS-series filters may be used with no limitation to their associated treatment rated capacity. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 11 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, August 11, 2017 - 7:30 AM
Headlines: Great Lakes – regulated navigation areas; St. Marys River – closed to navigation; USCG – BWMS type approval; and MV Windoc-Allanburg Bridge collision – 11 August 2001. August 11, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – [ Read Full Article ]

8/10/2017: Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) type approval certificate to Ecochlor, Inc.

Maritime CommonsThursday, August 10, 2017 - 3:18 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the fifth U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Ecochlor, Inc. 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 ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 10 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, August 10, 2017 - 5:56 AM
Headlines: NTSB – El Faro docket additions; Baltimore – vessel departs after 10-month detention; USCG – EGCS short-term temporary SOx exceedances; USCG & DHS – protecting networks from cyber threats; NOAA – active hurricane season forecast; BOEM – GOM OCS G&G EIS completed; and Court [ Read Full Article ]

8/9/2017: Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise Field Notice 01-17: Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Short-term Temporary SOx Exceedances

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 9, 2017 - 8:48 AM
Field Notice 01-17 provides Coast Guard expectations for dealing with alarms from EGCSs, where such alarms are triggered by short-term temporary emission exceedances due to predictable operations of vessels, such as engine load changes. Field Notice 01-17 is intended for vessels operating in the U. [ Read Full Article ]

8/9/2017: Protecting network infrastructure

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 9, 2017 - 8:00 AM
The Department of Homeland Security National Cybersecurity Communications and Integration Center (NCCIC) and the Coast Guard released this blog to address threats to network infrastructure devices. This entry is the result of analytic efforts between the NCCIC and the Coast Guard to provide best [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 9 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, August 9, 2017 - 7:09 AM
Headlines: DOS – implementation of IMO instruments; Northern Mariana Islands – marine conservation plan; St. Lawrence Seaway – decreased outflow; Panama Canal – toll structure modified; Panama Canal – July operations; Svalbard – satellite laser ranging station; and Australia – increasing use [ Read Full Article ]

8/8/2017: Information collection request to Office of Management and Budget – Alterations to marine portable tanks

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 8, 2017 - 7:00 AM
The Coast Guard seeks comments on an extension of its approval for the collection of information for Approval of Alterations to Marine Portable Tanks; Approval of Non-Specification Portable Tanks without change. Comments must be received by Oct. 6, 2017. [ Read Full Article ]