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July 20, 2018
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 ]
July 20, 2018
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 ]