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3/22/2018: Marine Safety Alert 03-18 – Zipper adhesive failure impacting immersion suits

Maritime CommonsThursday, March 22, 2018 - 3:52 PM
During a recent inspection, U.S. Coast Guard Port State Control examiners discovered a significant flaw involving almost all of a vessel’s immersion suits. The examiners noted that the glue used to attach the main zipper to the body of the suit had failed. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 22 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, March 22, 2018 - 6:24 AM
Headlines: USN – training for USCG credentials; SLSDC – Seaway Regulations and Rules; FMC – US-Japan consultations; IMO – energy efficiency; Denmark – Digital Twin report; and Queen of the North – 22 March 2006. March 22, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 21 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, March 21, 2018 - 6:49 AM
Headlines: USCG – safety alert re immersion suits; Port Angeles – USCG helicopter encounters drone; USCG – NDGPS discontinuance; CBP – eBond test; House – bill introduced re NOAA unmanned maritime systems; House – bill introduced re maritime technical corrections; IMO – PPR 5 summary; and [ Read Full Article ]

3/20/2018: National Boating Safety Advisory Council vacancies

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 20, 2018 - 10:17 AM
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council advises the Coast Guard on recreational boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters. Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard by May 21, 2018. [ Read Full Article ]

3/20/2018: Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 20, 2018 - 9:48 AM
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee will meet via teleconference April 11, 2018. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 20 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, March 20, 2018 - 7:07 AM
Headlines: GLPAC – meeting on 11 April; USCG – NBSAC members sought; USN & USCG – recovery of torpedoes in the Arctic; St. Lawrence Seaway – Seaway Notices; Court – remand of mesothelioma case; and MREN – Fund icebreakers now. March 20, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

3/20/2018: Recap of the 5th Session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Pollution, Prevention and Response

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 20, 2018 - 7:00 AM
The 5th session of the International Maritime Organization's Sub-Committee on Pollution, Prevention and Response was held at IMO Headquarters in London from February 5-9, 2018. This post provides a summary of the work completed by PPR 5 and its working groups on air quality, ballast water [ Read Full Article ]

3/19/2018: Consolidated Cruise Ship Security Regulations Final Rule published

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 19, 2018 - 1:00 PM
The Coast Guard is issuing a final rule to eliminate outdated regulations that imposed unnecessary screening requirements on cruise ships and cruise ship terminals. This final rule replaces these outdated regulations with simpler, consolidated regulations that provide efficient and clear [ Read Full Article ]

3/19/2018: Updated marine casualty reporting property damage thresholds Final Rule published

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 19, 2018 - 10:26 AM
This final rule changes the reportable marine casualty property damage threshold amount from $25,000 to $75,000. This final rule also changes the serious marine incident property damage threshold from $100,000 to $200,000. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, March 19, 2018 - 7:12 AM
Headlines: USCG – cruise ship security regulations; USCG – marine casualty reporting property damage thresholds; DOS – meeting re IMO LEG 105; USCG – study of Western Rivers System; USCG – summary of CTAC meeting; USCG – Proceedings; and UK – ship-barge collision in heavy weather. March 19, [ Read Full Article ]

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