APMA Blog Feeds

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12/10/2018: Temporary closure of Regional Exam Center Anchorage

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 10, 2018 - 11:11 AM
Regional Exam Center Anchorage will be closed until further notice. The REC was affected by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that took place on Friday, November 30, 2018. This post provides information for those who need to submit, or recently submitted, an application to REC Anchorage. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 10 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, December 10, 2018 - 6:27 AM
Headlines: FMC – meeting on 7 December; FMC – Fact Finding 28 approved; USCG – REC Anchorage closed due to earthquake; MARAD – aquaculture vessel waivers sought; EPA – current VGP program continued; CMTS – infrastructure needs in the US Arctic; and NOAA – seal-eel-nose. December 10, 2018 [ Read Full Article ]

12/7/2018: Coast Guard seeking applicants to Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee

Maritime CommonsFriday, December 7, 2018 - 9:05 AM
The U.S. Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee. This committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security through the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard on matters relating to personnel in the United States merchant [ Read Full Article ]

12/7/2018: Notice of public meeting-IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction

Maritime CommonsFriday, December 7, 2018 - 8:00 AM
The Department of State will conduct a public meeting Jan. 16, 2019, led by the Coast Guard, in preparation for the sixth session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 6) at the IMO Headquarters in London in February. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 7 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, December 7, 2018 - 6:47 AM
Headlines: Offshore Massachusetts – Vineyard project draft EIS; Atlantic Ocean – seismic surveys authorized; Senate – hearing on Arctic maritime transportation; Senate – bill introduced re port threat analysis; California – $630,625 penalty for air emissions; Singapore – port limits; [ Read Full Article ]

12/6/2018: Coast Guard seeking applications for membership on the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee

Maritime CommonsThursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:33 AM
The Coast Guard is accepting applications for membership on the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee. The committee provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary on matters related to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 6 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, December 6, 2018 - 6:51 AM
Headlines: Cape Canaveral – safety zone; USCG – MERPAC members sought; USCG – MERMAC members sought; USCG – inland tender fleet replacement; EMSA – transport cybersecurity conference; New Zealand – $400 fine for passengers with pests; and SS Mont Blanc explosion in Halifax – 6 December [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 5 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, December 5, 2018 - 6:09 AM
Headlines: White House – S. 140 signed into law; USCG – LRIT reminder; DHS OIG – whistleblower retaliation report; Senate – Arctic transportation hearing; IMO – MSC 100 meeting through 7 December; Ireland – Safer Seas-Connected Coasts; and New Zealand – stink bug ejection. December 5, 2018 [ Read Full Article ]

12/4/2018: Long Range Identification and Tracking: Have you reported in the last six hours?

Maritime CommonsTuesday, December 4, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Long Range Identification and Tracking plays an important role in Maritime Domain Awareness. Countries that fall under the purview of the SOLAS convention can share the necessary marine security information along with all other required information about the ships that sail through the countries’ [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 4 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, December 4, 2018 - 7:33 AM
Headlines: Executive Branch – closure on 5 December; DOS – meeting on 16 January re SDC 6; USCG – Polar Scout satellites launched; DOJ – freight forwarding price fixing; Offshore Massachusetts – Vineyard project draft EIS; Court – extent of OSHA authority; Australia – high-pressure fire- [ Read Full Article ]

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