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4/6/2018: Congratulations to the latest E-Zero designees

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 6, 2018 - 7:21 AM
In an effort to better recognize those companies, operators, and vessels that have earned the E-Zero designation on their QUALSHIP 21 certificate, Maritime Commons will periodically publish the names of the latest vessels to earn the E-Zero designation. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 6 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, April 6, 2018 - 6:58 AM
Headlines: USCG – new form CG-835V Vessel Inspection Requirements; USCG – PWSRCAC recertification; BOEM – renewable energy leasing offshore Atlantic; Australia – car carrier pleads guilty; Denmark – maritime digitization; Singapore – persons authorized to supply water; and Union Faith-Warren [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 5 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, April 5, 2018 - 7:30 AM
Headlines: White House – concern re Houthi maritime attack; White House – national emergency re Somalia; MARAD – alert re southern Red Sea; USCG – SONS executive seminar; USCG – TSAC meeting summary; USCG – two BWMS type approval applications received; Court – negligent infliction of [ Read Full Article ]

4/5/2018: New issue of ‘Drill Down’ now available

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 5, 2018 - 7:06 AM
This issue of Drill Down will be the first of a series providing basic fundamental explanations of the “what, where, and how” of offshore oil and gas exploration, starting with hydrocarbons and hydro-carbon reservoirs. [ Read Full Article ]

4/5/2018: New Form CG-835V Vessel Inspection Requirements

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 5, 2018 - 7:00 AM
Form CG-835V Vessel Inspection Requirements is specifically tailored to capture more detailed deficiency data in a manner that is aligned with globally accepted Port State Control methodologies. The CG-835V was developed in conjunction with corresponding enhancements to the Coast Guard’s internal [ Read Full Article ]

4/4/2018: Marine Safety Center receives two applications for ballast water management system type approval

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 4, 2018 - 2:46 PM
The Marine Safety Center received its 11th and 12th applications, for the BallastAce system, manufactured by JFE Engineering Corporation, and the GloEn-Patrol system, manufactured by Panasia Co., Ltd, respectively. [ Read Full Article ]

4/4/2018: Summary of recent Towing Safety Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 4, 2018 - 9:37 AM
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee held its spring public meeting March 20-21 in Charleston, South Carolina. The Committee swore in new members, deliberated on the current tasks, and received public comments. [ Read Full Article ]

4/4/2018: Marine Safety Alert 04/18 – Operation of main propulsion and essential auxiliary machinery

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 4, 2018 - 9:25 AM
This alert is issued to inform operators of the role that the main propulsion lube oil system was found to have played in the EL FARO casualty. This alert also recommends that operators, especially ship engineers, review the operational procedures and limitations of vital propulsion machinery, and [ Read Full Article ]

4/4/2018: National Boating Safety Advisory Council meeting scheduled

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 4, 2018 - 9:06 AM
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council and its Subcommittees will meet May 8-10, 2018 in Portland, Oregon, to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. These meetings will be open to the public. [ Read Full Article ]

4/4/2018: Recap of recent Spill of National Significance executive seminar

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 4, 2018 - 7:00 AM
During a Spill of National Significance - as with any oil spill - maritime industry is a significant party to the response, either as the Responsible Party, a salvage or marine firefighting provider, an OSRO, or other contributory role. Maritime Commons recently attended the 2018 Spill of National [ Read Full Article ]

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