APMA Blog Feeds

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2/24/2016: Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsWednesday, February 24, 2016 - 10:31 AM
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee will meet, via teleconference, to discuss various issues related to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. [ Read Full Article ]

2/23/2016: Carriage of conditionally permitted shale gas extraction waste water in bulk

Maritime CommonsTuesday, February 23, 2016 - 12:23 PM
The Coast Guard announced a notice of withdrawal for a proposed policy letter concerning the carriage of SGEWW in bulk via barge. [ Read Full Article ]

2/23/2016: State of the Coast Guard Address

Maritime CommonsTuesday, February 23, 2016 - 12:22 PM
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft will deliver the 2016 State of the Coast Guard Address today to recognize Service accomplishments, reinforce his strategic intent and provide direction for the coming year. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 23 February 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, February 23, 2016 - 5:22 AM
Headlines: USCG – State of the Coast Guard Address; USCG & FMC – container weight listening session; USCG – BWM reporting form; USCG – shale gas extraction waste water; DOE – Marine and Hydrokinetic R&D; OFAC – apparent violations of Cuban sanctions; NPS – SS Badger now National [ Read Full Article ]

2/22/2016: Takeaways from Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy from Container weight listening session

Maritime CommonsMonday, February 22, 2016 - 4:42 PM
Rear Adm. Paul Thomas provides takeaways on amendments to SOLAS Regulation VI-2 from the recent Federal Maritime Commission’s listening session on container weights. [ Read Full Article ]

2/22/2016: Ballast water reporting– Extension on use of old forms

Maritime CommonsMonday, February 22, 2016 - 4:37 PM
The National Ballast Water Information Clearinghouse announced that the old ballast water reporting form will continue to be processed as industry adjusts to the new form. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 22 February 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, February 22, 2016 - 5:57 AM
Headlines: USCG – fishing vessel survival craft requirements; New Orleans – interim security zone; DOJ – tanker captain pleads guilty; House – hearing on CG & MT budget request; New Zealand – safety bulletin; Panama Canal – possible draft restrictions; Singapore – deck officer COC [ Read Full Article ]

2/19/2016: Clarification on survival craft requirements for uninspected commercial fishing industry vessels

Maritime CommonsFriday, February 19, 2016 - 1:59 PM
The Coast Guard published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 04-16 to provide clarifying information on MSIB 02-16 for uninspected commercial fishing vessels. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 February 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, February 19, 2016 - 6:08 AM
Headlines: USCG – ballast water management reports; USCG – voluntary bunker sampling program; FMC – rulemakings; FMC – $520,000 in penalty payments collected; NOAA – DWH PEIS; COSPAS-SARSAT – 250 lives saved in 2015; Singapore – mass flow metering of bunkers; and USCG Reserve [ Read Full Article ]

2/18/2017: Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsThursday, February 18, 2016 - 12:03 PM
The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting to discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, merchant mariners’ documents, medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of [ Read Full Article ]

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