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7/14/2017: Update to Policy Letter 01-12, design criteria for natural gas fuel systems

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 14, 2017 - 11:48 AM
This policy letter update uses the IGF Code as a baseline standard for vessels using LNG fuel as an alternative to those fuel systems covered by current domestic regulations. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 July 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, July 14, 2017 - 6:04 AM
Headlines: USCG – Marine Safety Manual, Vol. III; USCG – regulatory reform taskings; USCG – Atlantic HMS handgear vessels; FMC – $925,000 collected; FMC – meeting on 19 July; Upper Mississippi – barge allision with bridge; St. Marys River – grounding of laker; and Beaufort Sea- oil [ Read Full Article ]

7/13/2017: MSIB 008-17 Application of commercial fishing vessel requirements on Atlantic HMS permitted handgear vessels

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 13, 2017 - 12:18 PM
MSIB 008-17 (corrected) provides guidance to highly migratory species (HMS) charter fishing vessels, the commercial fishing industry, and the Coast Guard. It represents the Coast Guard’s current interpretation on the applicability of commercial fishing vessel safety requirements and regulations for [ Read Full Article ]

7/13/2017: Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 13, 2017 - 8:46 AM
The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee working group will meet via teleconference to work on Task Statement 25, review of the draft Merchant Mariner Medical Manual, to complete the discussions from its April 4-5, and May 8, 2017 meetings. [ Read Full Article ]

7/13/2017: New issue of OCS NCOE’s “Drill Down” available

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 13, 2017 - 8:33 AM
In this issue of the Drill Down, experts talk about characteristics and operating parameters of both floating and fixed OCS production facilities, spars, tension leg platforms, semi-submersibles, and floating, production, storage, and offloading units (FPSOs). [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 13 July 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, July 13, 2017 - 6:31 AM
Headlines: USCG – draft NVIC re cyber risks; MEDMAC – meeting on 17 August; Northwest Passage – USCG buoy tender transit; NOAA – impact of ice-diminishing Arctic; FMC – meeting on 19 July; Boston – submarine electric cable; CBP – cargo export information; and House – bill introduced re [ Read Full Article ]

7/12/2017: 60-day public comment period opens for draft NVIC addressing cyber risk at MTSA facilities

Maritime CommonsWednesday, July 12, 2017 - 11:09 AM
The Office of Port and Facility Compliance encourages public comment through the Federal Register on a draft Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular that provides clarification and guidance on implementing a cyber risk management governance program. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 12 July 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, July 12, 2017 - 8:16 AM
Headlines: National Academies – polar icebreaker report; USCG – addressing cyber risks; USCG – CFVS requirements and Atlantic HMS fishing; CBP – quarterly interest rates; FMC – Supply Chain System Information Initiative; Senate – bill introduced to reauthorize ICOOS Act; Senate – bill [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 11 July 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, July 11, 2017 - 6:34 AM
Headlines: FMC – Maersk petition; USCG – regulatory reform; MPAFAC – meetings on 13 July and 30 August; and Singapore – LNG Bunkering Focus Group. July 11, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 – USA Tel: [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 10 July 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, July 10, 2017 - 6:18 AM
Headlines: Potomac River – security zone; MARAD – maritime workforce; Senate – bill introduced re battle force ships; New Zealand – cruise ship biosecurity program; Panama Canal – June summary; UK – ship-to-ship transfers; and Vatican City – Sea Sunday. July 10, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog [ Read Full Article ]