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4/12/2018: Upcoming 2019 Global Positioning System week number rollover event

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 12, 2018 - 10:26 AM
This post provides information on the possible effects of the April 6, 2019 GPS Week Number Rollover on UTC derived from GPS devices. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 12 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, April 12, 2018 - 6:13 AM
Headlines: USCG – VRP alternative planning criteria; USCG – proposed change to Navstar GPS control segment; MARAD – MTSNAC members sought; Australia – vessel garbage management survey; Australia – Port State Control Report 2017; India – mandatory use of electronic trade documents; US & [ Read Full Article ]

4/11/2018: GPS directorate proposes change to Navstar GPS control segment

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:00 AM
The Navigation Center posted a notice to its website that the Global Positioning Systems Directorate will propose a change to the Navstar GPS Control Segment to User Support Community Interfaces (ICD-GPS-870), Interface Control Documents that will remove Section One from the GPS Operational [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 11 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, April 11, 2018 - 2:19 AM
Headlines: USCG – HALLTS system under development; USCG – CG-FAC 2017 Annual Report; USCG – NAVCEN Year in Review; DHS – GPS WN rollover event; MARAD – GPS interference near Port Said; Offshore Massachusetts – proposed lease sale; New York Bight – call for information and nominations; Court [ Read Full Article ]

4/10/2018: National Boating Safety Advisory Council appoints new members

Maritime CommonsTuesday, April 10, 2018 - 9:38 AM
The Coast Guard appointed 15 new members representing state boating safety officials, recreational vessel and equipment manufacturers, and national recreating boating organizations. Each member holds office for a term of up to three years. [ Read Full Article ]

4/10/2018: Navigation Center 2017 Year in Review

Maritime CommonsTuesday, April 10, 2018 - 8:00 AM
The 2017 Year in Review highlights NAVCEN’s work with maritime stakeholders, interagency partners, and GPS users worldwide to modernize the delivery of Marine Safety Information. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 10 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, April 10, 2018 - 6:18 AM
Headlines: USCG – INMARSAT network migration; DOS – meeting on 11 May re MSC 99; DOC – FTZ production facility authorized; IMO – recap of SSE 5 session; and Panama Canal – March operations summary. April 10, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way [ Read Full Article ]

4/9/2018: Inmarsat network migration impact on maritime distress and safety services

Maritime CommonsMonday, April 9, 2018 - 1:24 PM
Editor's note: This post was updated April 10, 2018 to reflect that Inmarsat will begin the migration 1400 UTC May 9, 2018 instead of April 16, 2018, as originally announced. For the latest information, visit the Inmarsat website provided in our blog post. Inmarsat announced that it will migrate [ Read Full Article ]

4/9/2018: Recap of the 5th Session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment

Maritime CommonsMonday, April 9, 2018 - 1:11 PM
The Sub-Committee established three ad hoc working groups on fire protection, life-saving appliances, and the development of measures for onboard lifting appliances and winches, and an ad hoc drafting group on the develop of guidelines for cold ironing of ships. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 9 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, April 9, 2018 - 7:06 AM
Headlines: USCG – Coast Guard Medal awarded; USCG – latest E-Zero designees; BOEM – wind energy lease sale offshore Massachusetts; BOEM – New York Bight wind energy; DOJ – fishing vessel captain convicted of pollution; NSIDC – Arctic sea ice; CRS – costs of 355-ship Navy; California – [ Read Full Article ]