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2/7/2019: International Ice Patrol resumes operations, daily iceberg warning products for 2019 ice season

Maritime CommonsThursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:16 AM
The Coast Guard International Ice Patrol announced it has commenced operations for the 2019 ice season as of Feb. 5, 2019 and will resume production of the North American Ice Service daily iceberg warning products from its operations center in New London, Connecticut. [ Read Full Article ]

2/7/2019: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee charter renewal

Maritime CommonsThursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:56 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that, under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security renewed the charter for the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee for the period of Nov. 9, 2018 - Nov. 9, 2020. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 7 February 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:24 AM
Headlines: USCG – cyber security suspicious activity; USCG – security zones in south Florida; USCG – NOSAC charter renewed; DHS – TWIC program evaluation; USACE & EPA – ‘waters of the United States’; FMC – civil penalty inflation adjustment; FMC – complaint re PR Enhanced Security Fee; [ Read Full Article ]

2/6/2019: Notice of public meeting – IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment

Maritime CommonsWednesday, February 6, 2019 - 8:16 AM
The Department of State will conduct a meeting, open to the public, led by the Coast Guard. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the sixth Session of the International Maritime Organization’s Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment, to be held at the IMO headquarters in London, [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 6 February 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, February 6, 2019 - 7:56 AM
Headlines: USCG – Subchapter M TPO guidance; USCG – Commandant’s interview; DOS – meeting on 21 February re IMO SSE 6; DOS – re-establishment of SHC; FMC – amendments to OTI regulations; FERC – Port Arthur Liquefaction Project EIS; Treasury – international boycott list; USN – replenishment [ Read Full Article ]

2/5/2019: Commandant discusses Arctic, Subchapter M, and more in INSIGHTS interview

Maritime CommonsTuesday, February 5, 2019 - 8:30 AM
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz recently did an interview with Marine Link Magazine staff for its Jan. 30, 2019, edition of INSIGHTS. During the interview, Schultz discussed a variety of issues relavent to the maritime industry, and as a courtesy Maritime Commons is providing a link to the [ Read Full Article ]

2/5/2019: Update to Policy Letter 17-04, “Subchapter M Third Party Organization Guidance”

Maritime CommonsTuesday, February 5, 2019 - 8:00 AM
This post provides information on updates to the Coast Guard's Subchapter M Third Party Organization Guidebook. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 5 February 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:00 AM
Headlines: USCG – transportation of HAZMAT by ferries; NTSB – Most Wanted List; BOEM – wind energy facility offshore MA; NOAA – New Carissa grounding; GAO – offshore oil spills; and UK – light dues remain frozen. February 5, 2019 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting [ Read Full Article ]

2/4/2019: Towing Safety Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsMonday, February 4, 2019 - 9:40 AM
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee and its subcommittees will meet in Miami, Florida February 20-21, to review and discuss recommendations from its subcommittees and to receive briefs on items listed in the agenda. [ Read Full Article ]

2/4/2019: Transportation of hazardous material by ferries

Maritime CommonsMonday, February 4, 2019 - 8:35 AM
Hazardous Materials Regulations govern ferry vessels that transport hazardous materials. The most important question ferry owners/operators should ask is, who is a HAZMAT employee, and thus requires HAZMAT training? The Coast Guard recently consulted with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety [ Read Full Article ]

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