APMA Blog Feeds

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9/18/2017: National Boating Safety Advisory Council meeting

Maritime CommonsMonday, September 18, 2017 - 10:48 AM
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council and its Subcommittees will meet next month to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. These meetings will be open to the public. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 September 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, September 18, 2017 - 7:04 AM
Headlines: Puerto Rico – Port Condition X-ray; FMC – meeting on 20 September; MTSNAC – meeting on 27 September; NBSAC – meeting on 10-12 October; Australia – ship banned for double bookkeeping; and UK – ferry grounding. September 18, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

9/14/2017: Coast Guard seeking membership for work group to review Merchant Mariner examination

Maritime CommonsThursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:59 PM
The 2015 Coast Guard Authorization Act requires the Coast Guard to commission a working group to review existing and new examination questions for accuracy, and review the accuracy and availability of examination references, length of examinations, and the use of standard technologies in [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 12 September 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, September 12, 2017 - 7:45 AM
Headlines: CBP – regulatory reform; NTSB – tanker allisions; House – bill introduced re Santa Barbara Channel speed reduction; IMO – BWM Convention enters into force; Canada – $6,000 penalty for speed violation; and UK – grounding of semi-submersible. September 7, 2017 Bryant’s [ Read Full Article ]

9/11/2017: New set of sample merchant mariner exams now available

Maritime CommonsMonday, September 11, 2017 - 10:46 AM
The Coast Guard announced in a bulletin Sept. 8, 2017, that a new set of sample merchant mariner exams is available on the National Maritime Center's (NMC) website. Section 315 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 requires the Coast Guard to make sample merchant mariner credential [ Read Full Article ]

9/11/2017: Temporary closure of Regional Exam Center Charleston, South Carolina

Maritime CommonsMonday, September 11, 2017 - 9:50 AM
REC Charleston is closed starting Sept. 11, 2017, due to Hurricane Irma. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 11 September 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, September 11, 2017 - 7:46 AM
Headlines: Florida – Hurricane Irma; DHS – Jones Act waiver; MERPAC – meeting cancelled; MEDMAC – meeting cancelled; NOAA – deep seabed mining; USACE – Columbia River dredging; USCG – cyber risks at regulated facilities; GLPAC – meeting on 26-27 September; Glenn J, Winuk – A fallen [ Read Full Article ]

9/9/2017: Credentials lost due to Harvey or Irma

Maritime CommonsSaturday, September 9, 2017 - 8:00 AM
The National Maritime Center issued a bulletin September 7 as a reminder that 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 Harvey or Irma. [ Read Full Article ]

9/8/2017: Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

Maritime CommonsFriday, September 8, 2017 - 10:04 AM
The Committee is scheduled to meet Sept. 26-27, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT, in Martinsburg, West Virginia. [ Read Full Article ]

9/8/2017: Cyber risk NVIC comment period extended 30 days to October 11

Maritime CommonsFriday, September 8, 2017 - 9:56 AM
The Coast Guard received requests to extend the comment period by 30 days due to the conditions caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which have prevented some members of the public from submitting comments by the original deadline. [ Read Full Article ]

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