APMA Blog Feeds

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5/7/2018: U.S. Maritime Advisory 2018-007 – GPS Interference in Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Maritime CommonsMonday, May 7, 2018 - 9:50 AM
Maritime Commons is sharing the content of U.S. Maritime Advisory 2018-007 to notify our readers that multiple instances of significant GPS interference have been reported by vessels and aircraft operating in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea since March 18, 2018. [ Read Full Article ]

5/7/2018: Updated FAQS – ballast water management system type approvals

Maritime CommonsMonday, May 7, 2018 - 8:35 AM
FAQs updated as of April 24, 2018. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 7 May 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, May 7, 2018 - 6:25 AM
Headlines: North Carolina – radio communications restored; USCG – cyber awareness training for AMSC members; USCG – CIRCAC recertification; Sulu and Celebes Sea – terrorist threat; CMTS – maritime port resilience discussion on 18 May; CMTS – maritime infrastructure seminar on 11 June; Senate [ Read Full Article ]

05/04/2018: “Marine Transportation System Cyber Awareness Training” webinar sessions for AMSC members offered during May 2018

Maritime CommonsFriday, May 4, 2018 - 12:04 PM
The Coast Guard's Office of Port and Facility Compliance, in coordination with ABS Group, will provide four opportunities for Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) members to take "Marine Transportation System Cyber Awareness Training" via webinar throughout May 2018. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 4 May 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, May 4, 2018 - 3:59 AM
Headlines: North Carolina – loss of radio communication; USCG – open lifeboat CIC; USCG – TugSafe Lite; USCG & NOAA – North Atlantic right whale protection; USCG & BSEE – joint activity summary; CMTS – Merchant Mariner Medical Certification webinar; CMTS – Maritime Transportation [ Read Full Article ]

5/3/2018: BSEE, Coast Guard release 2017 Joint Activity Summary

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 3, 2018 - 2:11 PM
As a testament of our joint efforts with the offshore oil and gas sectors, we are pleased to highlight some of our accomplishments from this past year in the 2017 Joint Activity Summary. We believe that data sharing helps establish clarity with stakeholders and also provides industry with [ Read Full Article ]

05/03/2018: MSIB 04-18 Concentrated Inspection Campaign: Open Lifeboats

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 3, 2018 - 9:45 AM
As noted in the Commandant's Final Action Memo on the sinking of the S.S. El Faro, the Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance is initiating a Concentrated Inspection Campaign for all U.S. flag vessels fitted with open lifeboats. The purpose of the campaign is to ensure that these critical [ Read Full Article ]

5/2/2018: Audio file of merchant mariner Medical Certification webinar available on line

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:15 AM
In March, the U.S. Committee on the Maritime Transportation System hosted a webinar on the Medical Certification process that is part of the merchant mariner credential. National Maritime Center's commanding officer Capt. Kirsten Martin and Chief of the Medical Evaluations division Dr. Laura [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 30 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, April 30, 2018 - 6:52 AM
Headlines: Puget Sound – withdrawal of anchorage proposal; IWUB – meeting on 25 May; FERC – Sabine Pass LNG EA; NSGAB – meeting on 14 May; DOT – BUILD grants program; and Denmark – vessel registration fee abolished. April 30, 2018 [ Read Full Article ]

4/26/2018: Polar Icebreaker Program public scoping process has begun for preparation of Environmental Impact Statement, intent to hold public meetings

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:35 AM
As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices. To provide comments for the public record, follow the Federal Register link for each individual notice. Please note, the Coast Guard cannot […] [ Read Full Article ]