APMA Blog Feeds

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Blog 200910

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, September 10, 2020 - 6:42 AM
Headlines: White House – OCS off Florida, Georgia & South Carolina; USCG – COVID-19 and the TWIC program; USCG – REC Seattle to reopen 14 September; USCG – SMSs for domestic passenger vessels; USCG – recap of GLPAC meeting; FMC – closed meeting on 16 September; Court – reasonable accommodation [ Read Full Article ]

Recap of Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsWednesday, September 9, 2020 - 3:04 PM
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee held a successful meeting on September 1st in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. This in-person meeting was a collaborative discussion among representatives for shipping, terminal operators, labor, pilots, and the public. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200909

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, September 9, 2020 - 7:47 AM
Headlines: USCG – first foreign vessel to bunker LNG; DOE – Alaska LNG export ROD; IMO – crew change humanitarian crisis; Malta – wastewater from exhaust gas cleaning systems; Panama Canal – new water management system sought; and UK – EEZ shipping risks and emergency towing. September 9, 2020 [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200908

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, September 8, 2020 - 6:47 AM
Headlines: Louisiana – Hurricane Laura recovery; USCG – recertification of CIRCAC; DOT – National Freight Strategic Plan; CMTS – ‘Military to Mariner’ program report; CMTS – webinar on tribal engagement in the Arctic; OFAC – violation of Iranian sanctions; and Malta – tanker-fishing vessel [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200904

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, September 4, 2020 - 8:04 AM
Headlines: NTSB – Fitzgerald/ACX Crystal fatal collision; Great Lakes – dry bulk cargo residue discharges; and NSIDC – Arctic sea ice update. September 4, 2020 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 – USA Tel: 1-352- [ Read Full Article ]

End of Reporting for Bulk Dry Cargo Residue Discharges into U.S. waters of the Great Lakes

Maritime CommonsThursday, September 3, 2020 - 2:57 PM
The Office of Operating and Environmental Standards (CG-OES) would like to clarify for the maritime community the February 28, 2015, sunset provision in Title 33 CFR 151.66. Vessel owners and operators are no longer required to submit to the Coast Guard quarterly reports of their discharges of bulk [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200903

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, September 3, 2020 - 6:46 AM
Headlines: USCG – withdrawal of proposed rule; NPS – Situational Judgment Test; BSEE – status of rigs in Gulf of Mexico; Panama Canal – authorized draft increase; SS Princess Alice – 3 September 1878; and Red Ensign Day – 3 September 2020. September 3, 2020 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200902

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, September 2, 2020 - 7:49 AM
Headlines: Texas – natural gas discharge from unmanned platform; USCG – RECs Memphis, Miami, Long Beach & Toledo to reopen; CFSAC – virtual meeting on 24 September; CBP – COAC members sought; Treasury – North Korea Ballistic Missile Procurement Advisory; DOJ – Japanese fishing vessel owner [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200901

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, September 1, 2020 - 7:20 AM
Headlines: Louisiana & Texas – caution urged following Hurricane Laura; DOJ – proposed NMSA consent decree; DOC – Eastern Shipbuilding foreign trade subzone; DOC – Golden Pass LNG foreign trade zone; FTA – grant for battery-powered high-speed ferry; BSEE – status of rigs in Gulf of Mexico; [ Read Full Article ]

Work Instruction: Risk Based Fishing Vessel Exam Program Work Instruction

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 31, 2020 - 12:54 PM
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance published Work Instruction CVC-WI-025(1), "Risk Based Fishing Vessel Exam Program," Aug. 21, 2020. This work instruction outlines Coast Guard initiatives to promote increased safety within the commercial fishing industry on vessels viewed as high-risk. [ Read Full Article ]

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