APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 7 July 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, July 7, 2017 - 6:27 AM
Headlines: NTSB – tug-USCG cutter collision; NTSB – cargo hold fire; Columbia River – tanker aground; USCG – regulatory reform; USCG – OCS production facilities; Senate – bill introduced re natural gas import/export; IMO – life safety criteria; Paris MOU – electronic certificates; Panama [ Read Full Article ]

7/6/2017: New IMO Life Safety Performance Criteria Guidelines

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 6, 2017 - 9:38 AM
The International Maritime Organization's Maritime Safety Committee recently approved the Guidelines for the Selection of Life Safety Performance Criteria for use in Alternative Design and Arrangements for Fire Safety. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 6 July 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:48 AM
Headlines: USCG – US v. Convention BWM methods; USCG – transition to more secure websites; USCG – NBSAC and regulatory reform; USN – autonomous surface vehicle competition; Washington – vessel inspector sought; and IMO – cyber risk management resolution. July 6, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog [ Read Full Article ]

7/5/2017: Acceptable U.S. Ballast Water Management Methods vs. BWM Convention Methods

Maritime CommonsWednesday, July 5, 2017 - 2:16 PM
The purpose of this bulletin is to remind masters, owners/operators, agents and persons-in-charge of vessels that the United States is not signatory to the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ship's Ballast Water and Sediment (BWM Convention) and that vessels discharging [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 5 July 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, July 5, 2017 - 6:27 AM
Headlines: Jacksonville – LNG export application; DOJ – proposed consent decree; DOT – INFRA project funding; NCCIC – Petya Ransomware; DOE – LNG exportation; DOJ – ro-ro shipping executives indicted; Black Sea – GPS interference; USMMA – accreditation report; OFAC – North Korea sanctions [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 3 July 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, July 3, 2017 - 8:24 AM
Headlines: NTSB – marine investigation procedures; NTSB – investigation procedures; NTSB – tropical cyclone information recommendations; NTSB – engine room fire; USCG – cyber risk management; USCG – cyber risk reminder; EPA & USACE – ‘Waters of the United States’; St. Lawrence Seaway – [ Read Full Article ]

6/30/2017: Well intervention, hurricane preps, & fixed platform safety: Recap of remarks during Offshore Operators Committee general meeting

Maritime CommonsMonday, July 3, 2017 - 8:00 AM
This post provides a summary of remarks by Capt. Joshua Reynolds, OCS Officer in Charge, Marine Inspections, during the Offshore Operators Committee's general meeting earlier this month. Reynolds talked about the industry-led Well Intervention Risk Analysis, compliance with Coast Guard means of [ Read Full Article ]

6/30/2017: National Boating Safety Advisory Council vacancies

Maritime CommonsFriday, June 30, 2017 - 9:04 AM
The Coast Guard is considering applications for seven positions on the Council that expire or become vacant Jan. 1, 2018. [ Read Full Article ]

6/30/2017: IMO approves resolution on cyber risk management

Maritime CommonsFriday, June 30, 2017 - 9:00 AM
The resolution affirms that approved safety management systems should take cyber risk management into account in accordance with the objectives and requirements of the International Safety Management Code. [ Read Full Article ]

6/29/2017: Cargo disruption a reminder that cyber risks are real

Maritime CommonsThursday, June 29, 2017 - 1:20 PM
Rear Adm. Thomas provides his thoughts on the current incident involving APM facilities and the importance of incorporating cyber risk management into all facets of shipboard operations. [ Read Full Article ]