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8/10/2018: Guidance on qualification and renewal of STCW endorsements for Officer in Charge of a Nav Watch and Master

Maritime CommonsFriday, August 10, 2018 - 8:14 AM
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing released two Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars Aug. 6, 2018 related to watch keeping aboard vessels less than 500 gross tons. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 10 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, August 10, 2018 - 6:41 AM
Headlines: USCG – STCW endorsements as OICNW of vessels less than 500 GT; USCG – STCW endorsements as Master of vessels less than500 GT; USCG – recap of meeting with AWO; MARAD – meeting on 12 September re DWP; IWUB – meeting rescheduled to 28 August; NOAA – lower than normal hurricane season [ Read Full Article ]

8/9/2018: Recap of Coast Guard-American Waterways Operators steering committee meeting

Maritime CommonsThursday, August 9, 2018 - 7:00 AM
The Coast Guard-American Waterways Operators Safety Partnership held its National Quality Steering Committee meeting July 31, 2018, with an agenda focusing on the concerns of the partnership and industry. This meeting marked the first NQSC meeting since Subchapter M towing vessel regulations went [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 9 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, August 9, 2018 - 6:17 AM
Headlines: DOJ – cocaine smugglers sentenced; DOJ – man pleads guilty to accepting $2.5 million; MARAD – $4.8 million in Marine Highway grants; Senate – bill introduced re waterfront communities; Senate – bill introduced re ports and intermodal connections; House – bill introduced re [ Read Full Article ]

8/8/2018: Termination of U.S. Coast Guard rebroadcast of HYDROLANT and HYDROPAC information

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:23 AM
The Coast Guard will cease the rebroadcast of HYDROLANT and HYDROPAC navigational warnings over High Frequency Simplex Teletype Over Radio service as of Aug. 30, 2018. [ Read Full Article ]

8/8/2018: Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:10 AM
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee and its working groups will meet September 11-12 to discuss various issues related to personnel in the United States Merchant Marine, including training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness standards. The meetings will be open [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 8 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, August 8, 2018 - 6:10 AM
Headlines: OFAC – sanctions against Iran; NTSB – preliminary report re fatal duck boat sinking; DOJ – Navy officer pleads guilty; MERPAC – meeting on 11-12 September; USCG – HYDROLANT and HYDROPAC rebroadcasts; GAO – aircraft carrier dismantlement; Court – failure to warn; Court – trade [ Read Full Article ]

8/7/2018: Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 7, 2018 - 8:21 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and its working groups will meet September 13-14 in Dania Beach, Florida, to discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Newsletter – 7 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, August 7, 2018 - 6:57 AM
Headlines: MEDMAC – meeting on 13-14 September; India – TSS Off Mumbai High; and Lighthouse Act – 7 August 1789. August 7, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 – USA Tel: 1-352-692-5493 – Email: dennis.l. [ Read Full Article ]

8/6/2018: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Polar icebreaker program available for public comment

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 6, 2018 - 7:58 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is seeking public comment, as lead agency, on a draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act for the Polar Icebreaker Program’s design and build of up to six polar icebreakers. [ Read Full Article ]

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