APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 31 July 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:46 AM
Headlines: GLPAC – meeting on 10 September; USCG – members sought for GLPAC; HSRP – meeting on 28-30 August; IOOS – meeting on 28-29 August; The “Black Tom Island” Incident – 30 July 1916; and Collection of Duties Act – 31 July 1789. July 31, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 30 July 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, July 30, 2018 - 6:28 AM
Headlines: NTSB – duck boat DVR summarized; OSHA – safety violations following shipyard explosion; USCG – AMSC 2017 annual report; House – marine debris bill amended and approved; House – Building21 discussion draft; Senate – bill introduced re waterfront communities; Senate – bill [ Read Full Article ]

7/27/2018: Area Maritime Security Committees 2017 Annual Report – Challenges, suggestions, accomplishments, and best practices

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 27, 2018 - 7:00 AM
The annual report consolidates information provided by each of the 43 AMSCs established around the nation to the Office of Port and Facility Compliance and discusses common issues related to challenges, suggestions, accomplishments, and best practices. Additionally, the report assists the Coast [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 27 July 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, July 27, 2018 - 5:40 AM
Headlines: USCG & NOAA – US Coast Pilot; EC – French support for tidal energy project; Australia – float-free EPIRBs to become mandatory; New Zealand – blind passage leads to grounding; and New Zealand – safety requirements for large recreational vessels. July 27, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

7/26/2018: First edition of NOAA’s ‘U.S. Coast Pilot’ containing Navigation Rules and 72 COLREGS now available

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 26, 2018 - 3:16 PM
The first edition of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s U.S. Coast Pilot that includes both the amalgamated International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea and the Navigation Rules is now available. This newest edition covers the Atlantic Coast from Eastport, Maine [ Read Full Article ]

7/26/2018: Charleston, S.C., Area Maritime Security Committee presented with award for achievements

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 26, 2018 - 7:32 AM
Last month the Charleston, S.C., Area Maritime Security Committee was named the 2017 AMSC of the Year, and Rear Adm. John Nadeau, assistant commandant for prevention policy, presented Committee representatives with the award during a ceremony July 9, 2018. Area Maritime Security Committees provide [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Newsletter – 26 July 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, July 26, 2018 - 6:11 AM
Headlines: USCG – current core SMFF GSAs; USCG – GOM OCS annual security exercise on 13 September; USCG – application for BWMS type approval; MARAD – $20 million in grants to small shipyards; FMC – common chassis pool for SC & GA ports; FMC – $618,000 in civil penalties [ Read Full Article ]

7/25/2018: Marine Safety Center receives 16th application for ballast water management system type approval

Maritime CommonsWednesday, July 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM
The Marine Safety Center received its 16th application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the inTank™ Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Envirocleanse, LLC. [ Read Full Article ]

7/25/2018: Registration open for Gulf of Mexico Area Maritime Security Committee’s annual exercise

Maritime CommonsWednesday, July 25, 2018 - 8:19 AM
The Gulf of Mexico Area Maritime Security Committee is holding its annual table top security exercise in Galveston, Texas, and is inviting all maritime stakeholders and government agencies operating in the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf to participate. The exercise will focus on unique [ Read Full Article ]

7/25/2018: Hazards of parasail and watersport passenger transfers

Maritime CommonsWednesday, July 25, 2018 - 8:09 AM
The Office of Investigations and Analysis issued a Marine Safety Alert to educate professional mariners and the boating public about two recent incidents that led to serious injuries to passengers on uninspected parasail vessels during underway transfer from the vessel to an inflatable raft, (i.e [ Read Full Article ]