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10/19/2018: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Governmental Agencies Interaction and Resources

Maritime CommonsFriday, October 19, 2018 - 3:53 PM
The Coast Guard works with other governmental agencies and private partners to identify best practices and resources for cyber risk management. These key partnerships are important to help ensure efforts to combat cybersecurity issues are most efficiently managed. This article highlights [ Read Full Article ]

10/19/2018: Federal Register Notice: National Maritime Security Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsFriday, October 19, 2018 - 2:02 PM
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 ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 October 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, October 19, 2018 - 6:44 AM
Headlines: NMSAC – meeting on 6-7 November; Offshore MA – FSN for wind energy leases; Offshore RI & MA – proposed wind energy facility EIS; Offshore CA – wind energy leases; FMC – proposed WCMTO PierPass amendment; California – commercial harbor craft; IMO – ship and port emissions [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 October 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:30 AM
Headlines: USCG – replacing MMCs lost due to Hurricane Michael; USCG – assessing BWMS operational limitations; FERC – Rio Grande LNG Project; Court – no final determination of rights; and Singapore – 3-D printing. October 18, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting [ Read Full Article ]

10/17/2018: U.S. Ballast Water Management Requirements: Operational limitations in type approval testing

Maritime CommonsWednesday, October 17, 2018 - 3:33 PM
This post provides information on a letter recently sent to the Coast Guard accepted independent laboratories providing guidance for evaluating manufacturer-identified operational limitations during type approval testing of ballast water management systems. The letter clarifies the responsibilities [ Read Full Article ]

10/17/2018: Credentials lost due to Hurricane Michael

Maritime CommonsWednesday, October 17, 2018 - 11:30 AM
In accordance with Federal Regulations, duplicate Merchant Mariner Credentials may be issued free of charge to mariners whose credentials were lost or destroyed as a result of Hurricane Michael or subsequent flooding. [ Read Full Article ]

10/17/2018: Great Lakes Pilotage Rates-2019 annual review and revisions to methodology

Maritime CommonsWednesday, October 17, 2018 - 10:08 AM
This rule would adjust the pilotage rates to account for anticipated traffic, an increase in the number of pilots, anticipated inflation, and surcharges for applicant pilots. The result is an increase in pilotage rates, due to adjustment for inflation and the addition of two pilots. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 17 October 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:50 AM
Headlines: USCG – conditions of entry re Iraq; USCG – Great Lakes Pilotage rates; NTSB – seeking Marine Accident Investigator (Nautical); and FMC – mediation services. October 17, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL [ Read Full Article ]

10/16/2018: Imposition of conditions of entry for certain vessels arriving to the United States from Iraq

Maritime CommonsTuesday, October 16, 2018 - 11:57 AM
The Coast Guard announced in a Federal Register notice Oct. 12, 2018 that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from Iraq, with the exception of several exempted port facilities. Conditions of entry are intended to protect the United States from vessels arriving from countries that [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 16 October 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, October 16, 2018 - 6:45 AM
Headlines: USCG – cyber security; USCG – modernization of ice services; IMO – complying with BWM Convention; Malta – grounding and failure to use ECDIS; Panama Canal – record tonnage in FY 2018; and UK – Clean Maritime Council. October 16, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]