APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 25 July 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, July 25, 2018 - 2:59 AM
Headlines: USCG – hazards of passenger transfers while underway; USCG – abandoned sailboat found; MARAD – Gulf of Guinea advisory; OFAC – risks of North Korea supply chain links; FWS – threatened species proposal; FWS & NOAA – listing of threatened & endangered species; FWS & [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 24 July 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, July 24, 2018 - 3:17 AM
Headlines: USCG – RFI re icebreaker SLEP; Table Rock Lake – duck boat salvage completed; USCG – Proceedings magazine; Hawaii – false killer whale; PNT Board – teleconference on 6 August; House – hearing on USCG acquisition programs; and Eastland sinking – 24 July 2015. July 24, 2018 Bryant’s [ Read Full Article ]

7/23/2018: Congressional hearing alert – “Update on Coast Guard acquisition programs and mission balance and effectiveness”

Maritime CommonsMonday, July 23, 2018 - 2:07 PM
Vice admirals Daniel Abel and Michael McAllister will testify July 24, 2018, before the House Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Subcommittee (CG&MT). [ Read Full Article ]

7/23/2018: 2018 Public Interface Control Working Group and Open Public Forum

Maritime CommonsMonday, July 23, 2018 - 9:11 AM
The Global Positioning Systems Directorate has announced the 2018 Public Interface Control Working Group and Open Public Forum. The meeting will be held Sept. 12, 2018, at the TASC/Engility facility in El Segundo, California, and will be available through teleconference. The purpose of this meeting [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Newsletter – 23 July 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, July 23, 2018 - 7:31 AM
Headlines: NTSB – investigation into fatal duck boat sinking; Table Rock Lake – safety zone; USCG – Subchapter M reminder; DHS – National Cybersecurity Summit on 31 July; DOL – Seaman’s Protection Act award; FMC – NVOCC NRAs and SAs; BOEM – sand and borrow area identification; Court – Exxon [ Read Full Article ]

7/20/2018: A milestone for towing vessel safety

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 20, 2018 - 9:10 AM
A Final Rule published June 20, 2016, set July 20, 2018, as the compliance date for all towing vessels subject to Subchapter M even if the vessel does not have a Certificate of Inspection. Towing vessels have a strong record of safe operations, so while July 20, 2018 represents a beginning of a new [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 20 July 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, July 20, 2018 - 7:08 AM
Headlines: USCG – fishing vessel investigated for dumping oil; FMC – expanded OTI flexibility; NOAA & FWS – proposed reforms to ESA regulations; Court – Exxon Valdez litigation; and The Business of Shipping. July 20, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 July 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, July 19, 2018 - 8:03 AM
Headlines: USCG – marine protected areas; USCG – preparation for ICOC; Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal – RNA amended; SSBAC – meeting on 22 August; USCRTF – meeting on 16 August; DOJ – $1 million fine for ORB violation; NTSB – excessive ice accumulation; House – bill introduced re [ Read Full Article ]

7/18/2018: Foreign flag passenger vessels and the Initial Certificate of Compliance exam

Maritime CommonsWednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:39 AM
Foreign flag passenger vessels arriving in the United States that embark passengers for the first time or make an initial U.S. port call while carrying U.S. citizens as passengers, must participate in the Initial Certificate of Compliance exam process. This post provides a few points to help ensure [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 July 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, July 18, 2018 - 7:18 AM
Headlines: Port Arthur – temporary safety zone; USCG – TugSafe Central; USCG – structural assessment of aged ships; USCG – PICWG meeting on 12 September; FERC – LNG terminal applications timely; House – bill introduced re Nord Stream 2 pipeline; and Washington – seeking marine transportation [ Read Full Article ]

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