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Federal Register Notice: Great Lakes Pilotage Rates-2020 Annual Review and Revisions to Methodology

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 9, 2020 - 1:32 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 ]

Federal Register Notice: Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; April 2020 Teleconference

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:00 AM
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 […] [ Read Full Article ]

10 Research Project Ideas Reviewed by Ship Structure Committee at the 2020 Annual Meeting

Maritime CommonsMonday, April 6, 2020 - 3:06 PM
The Ship Structure Committee has released the list of this year’s top ten project ideas. Annually, the SSC solicits research project ideas from the public which may be selected for funding. [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Exemptions to TWIC requirements related to COVID-19

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 3, 2020 - 6:23 PM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 13-20 "Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Operations" to clarify temporary exemptions to credential expiration related to COVID-19. [ Read Full Article ]

Ship Structure Committee Publishes Finite Element Analysis Guide: SSC-475

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 3, 2020 - 2:46 PM
The Ship Structure Committee announces the publication of a new report, SSC-475, titled “Guidelines for Evaluation of Marine Finite Element Analyses.” [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Vessel and Facility Response Plans

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 3, 2020 - 1:25 PM
The Office of Marine Environmental Response Policy has released Marine Safety Information Bulletin 12-20 as a reminder to facility owners or operators to ensure their facility response plans remain effective. [ Read Full Article ]

2019 Port State Control Annual Report Posted

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 2, 2020 - 3:49 PM
The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance is pleased to announce the release of the U.S. Port State Control Annual Report for 2019. [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Novel Coronovirus – Mariner Credentials – Update (Change 1)

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 1, 2020 - 12:00 PM
The Coast Guard has published MSIB 08-20 to provide guidance concerning mariner credentials and medical certificates and the action being taken by the Coast Guard due to the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes (COVID-19). [ Read Full Article ]

National Maritime Center operational changes related to COVID-19

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 31, 2020 - 3:01 PM
The National Maritime Center has released a notice outlining operational changes due to COVID-19. [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Maintaining Maritime Commerce and Identification of Essential Maritime Critical Infrastructure Workers

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 30, 2020 - 1:45 PM
The Coast Guard has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 11-20 to provide further clarification when making determinations regarding which MTS workers are considered essential in regions impacted by COVID-19 quarantine and shelter-in-place orders. [ Read Full Article ]

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