APMA Blog Feeds

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Blog 200918

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, September 18, 2020 - 2:42 PM
Headlines: USCG – use of multiple BWMS testing laboratories; USCG – strategic outlook on IUU fishing; NOAA – Skylight to address IUU fishing activities; NTSB – fatal fire at marina; DOE – Arctic Energy Office established; Senate – bill introduced to establish Maritime Task Force; Court – borrowed [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Exemptions to TWIC requirements related to COVID-19 – Update (Change 1)

Maritime CommonsFriday, September 18, 2020 - 11:12 AM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 13-20 - (Change 1) “Transportation Worker Identification Credential Operations - Change 1” to update temporary exemptions to credential expiration related to COVID-19. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200917

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:35 AM
Headlines: NTSB – dive boat Conception public docket; DOJ – attempted fraudulent export; DOT – $1 billion in infrastructure investments; Texas – $1 million in grants to reduce coastal trash; FMC – Commissioner met in closed session; Senate – bill introduced re Great Lakes icebreaking; [ Read Full Article ]

Crediting Recent Sea Service of Personnel Serving on Vessels of the Uniformed Services

Maritime CommonsWednesday, September 16, 2020 - 3:40 PM
As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices, or those notices that may impact a large segment of our readers. To provide […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200916

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, September 16, 2020 - 7:12 AM
Headlines: USCG – Hurricane Sally update; USCG – laid-up inspected or examined vessels; USCG – RECs Charleston, New Orleans, and New York to reopen; USCG – service aboard uniformed service vessel; USCG – termination of LMRSAC; USCG – 35th BWMS type approval certificate issued; USACE – proposed [ Read Full Article ]

Work Instruction: Laid up Inspected/Examined Vessels

Maritime CommonsTuesday, September 15, 2020 - 3:06 PM
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance published Work Instruction CVC-WI-018(1), “Laid up Inspected/Examined Vessels.” This work instruction outlines the process of laying up inspected and examined commercial vessels and provides greater consistency […] [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) type approval certificate to oneTank, LLC.

Maritime CommonsTuesday, September 15, 2020 - 11:20 AM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 35th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast WaterManagement System Type Approval Certificate to oneTank, LLC after a detailed reviewof the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200915

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, September 15, 2020 - 10:30 AM
Headlines: New Orleans – Port Condition ZULU; Mobile – Port Condition ZULU; USCGA – ranked one of top colleges in nation; Gulf of Mexico – Hurricane Sally evacuations; Court – mutual fault collision; UN – joint statement re crew changes; and Denmark – Skagerrak and Kattegat shipping routes. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200914

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, September 14, 2020 - 7:15 AM
Headlines: Central Gulf Coast – Hurricane Sally approaches; NTSB – seeking Administrative Law Judge; OEAB – virtual meeting on 1-2 October; National Academies – Oil in the Sea meeting; CRS – Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund expenditures; Australia – working at height; Australia – for want of a fan [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200911

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, September 11, 2020 - 3:00 AM
Headlines: USCG – 9/11 remembrance ceremony; USCG – MV Golden Ray capsizing inquiry; NOAA – new PORTS installations in GA and NH; FMC – DHS briefing re COVID-19 impacts; FMC – closed meeting on 16 September; CMTS – webinar on importance of marine infrastructure; Court – open and obvious danger; [ Read Full Article ]