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7/28/2017: Information collection request to Office of Management and Budget – Carriage of bulk solids

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 28, 2017 - 8:48 AM
The Coast Guard seeks comments on an extension of its approval for the collection of information for Carriage of Bulk Solids Requiring Special Handling without change. Comments must be received by Aug. 28, 2017. [ Read Full Article ]

7/28/2017: “Connecting Ships, Ports, and People” student art program contest winners

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 28, 2017 - 8:00 AM
Each year, the Coast Guard, in partnership with the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), Mystic Aquarium and the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization of American States (OAS-CIP), sponsors a student art program contest with themes that relate to the [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 28 July 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, July 28, 2017 - 6:23 AM
Headlines: Kodiak – master’s dramatic rescue; USCG – Title 33, CFR technical amendments; DOE – LNG import/export; NTSB – Safer Seas Digest; USN – Arctic operations; DOJ – maritime employers charged with employment discrimination; EC – seafarer protections; EC – end to port tax exemptions; [ Read Full Article ]

7/27/2017: Coast Guard seeks Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee’s assistance on regulatory evaluations

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:10 AM
The full council is scheduled to meet by teleconference Aug. 23, 2017, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT, to help the Coast Guard identify existing regulations, guidance, and collections of information (that fall within the scope of the committee's charter) for possible repeal, replacement, or [ Read Full Article ]

7/27/2017: Information collection request to Office of Management and Budget – Plan approval, records for subdivision and stability (Subchapter S)

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 27, 2017 - 9:44 AM
The Coast Guard would appreciate comments from owners, operators and masters of vessels for the collection of information for the Plan Approval and Records for Subdivision and Stability Regulations—Title 46 CFR Subchapter S without change. The regulations require owners, operators, or masters of [ Read Full Article ]

7/27/2017: Information collection request to Office of Management and Budget – Navigation safety information, emergency instructions for certain towing vessels

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 27, 2017 - 9:34 AM
The Coast Guard seeks comments from vessel owners, operators, and masters by Sept. 25, 2017, on an extension of its approval for the collection of information for the Navigation Safety Information and Emergency Instructions for Certain Towing Vessels without change. Navigation safety regulations in [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 27 July 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, July 27, 2017 - 6:50 AM
Headlines: USCG – ballast water FAQ; USCG – safety alerts 1996 to date; USCG – correction re inspection and certification; USCG – regulatory reform; USACE & EPA – ‘waters of the United States’; NTSB – seeking marine engineer; Senate – hearing on marine debris; House – hearing on Coast [ Read Full Article ]

7/26/2017: Updated Ballast Water Management FAQs now available

Maritime CommonsWednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:52 AM
New BWM frequently asked questions now available on Homeport. Topics covered include compliance, the type approval process, and working with Independent Laboratories. [ Read Full Article ]

7/26/2017: Coast Guard seeks Navigation Safety Advisory Council’s assistance on regulatory evaluations

Maritime CommonsWednesday, July 26, 2017 - 9:47 AM
The full council is scheduled to meet by teleconference Aug. 16, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT, to help the Coast Guard identify existing regulations, guidance, and collections of information (that fall within the scope of the council's charter) for possible repeal, replacement, or modification. [ Read Full Article ]

7/26/2017: Rear Adm. Paul Thomas passes helm to new assistant commandant for prevention policy, Rear Adm. John Nadeau

Maritime CommonsWednesday, July 26, 2017 - 8:00 AM
In his last post as assistant commandant for prevention policy, Rear Adm. Thomas shares a few thoughts with maritime stakeholders before moving on to his new assignment as commander of the Eighth Coast Guard District in New Orleans. [ Read Full Article ]

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