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3/29/2018: Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee vacancies

Maritime CommonsThursday, March 29, 2018 - 8:01 AM
The Coast Guard will consider applications for eight positions that become vacant Sept. 16, 2018. The membership categories are: Chemical manufacturing, marine handling or transportation of chemicals, vessel design and construction, marine safety or security, and marine environmental protection. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 29 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, March 29, 2018 - 6:01 AM
Headlines: USCG – GLPAC members sought; USCG – CTAC members sought; USCG – right whale ship strike avoidance; Beaufort Sea – proposed lease sale; Court – seaman’s personal injury claims; UK – Maritime 2050 strategy; UK – fleet shipping statistics: 2017; and UK – crew accommodation guidance [ Read Full Article ]

3/28/2018: Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee vacancies

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 28, 2018 - 9:55 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is seeking applications until April 27, 2018, for membership on the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee. This Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security through the U.S. Coast Guard [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 27 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, March 27, 2018 - 3:11 AM
Headlines: Mediterranean Sea – possible GPS interference; USCG – NMSAC meeting; BSEE – new quality assurance process; St. Lawrence Seaway – security monitoring; Court – LHWCA last employer rule; Australia – ship banned for nonpayment of wages; and UK – MCA business plan. March 27, 2018 [ Read Full Article ]

3/26/2018: National Maritime Security Advisory Committee holds Spring meeting, welcomes five new members

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 26, 2018 - 8:19 AM
Committee members met and discussed items such the Coast Guard’s regulatory reform tasking, the Extremely Hazardous Cargo Strategy, and cyber security. Additionally, the Committee welcomed five new members. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 26 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, March 26, 2018 - 7:50 AM
Headlines: White House – Consolidated Appropriations Act signed; USCG – SMSs on US flag vessels; NSIDC – Arctic sea ice at second lowest maximum; and UK – hours of work & entitlement to leave. March 26, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way [ Read Full Article ]

3/23/2018: Remaining DGPS sites to be discontinued over the next 3 years

Maritime CommonsFriday, March 23, 2018 - 2:00 PM
The staged reduction of the remaining Coast Guard DGPS broadcast sites will begin in 2018 and end with the last broadcast of GPS corrections over medium frequency in 2020. [ Read Full Article ]

3/23/2018: Reminder – NOAD Schema 3.4 to be retired

Maritime CommonsFriday, March 23, 2018 - 1:22 PM
The current NOAD Schema 3.5 has been in effect since May 26, 2015. NOAD Schema 3.4 is missing required information fields and will no longer be supported. Any submitted NOAD form utilizing Schema 3.4 after the retirement date (to be determined) will be rejected. [ Read Full Article ]

3/23/2018: National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee vacancies

Maritime CommonsFriday, March 23, 2018 - 1:18 PM
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters and actions concerning activities directly involved with or in support of the exploration of offshore mineral and energy resources insofar as they relate to matters within U.S. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 23 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, March 23, 2018 - 6:10 AM
Headlines: USCG – safety alert re immersion suits; USCG – NOSAC members sought; SLSDC – Tariff of Tolls; DOE – LNG import or export; ReCAAP – information sharing; and Exxon Valdez oil spill – 24 March 1989. March 23, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 [ Read Full Article ]