APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 15 October 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, October 15, 2018 - 7:35 AM
Headlines: White House – Save Our Seas Act of 2018; USCG – BWMS recap; USCG – cyber protection and response posture; MARAD – RFP for NSMV construction manager; FERC – Rio Grande LNG Project; Senate – bill introduced re freight projects; Senate – recapitalization of USCG & NOAA ships; [ Read Full Article ]

10/12/2018: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Fortifying the U.S. cyber protection and response posture

Maritime CommonsFriday, October 12, 2018 - 3:35 PM
As one of the lead agencies tasked with ensuring the safety and security of the Marine Transportation System and maritime critical infrastructure and key resources, the Coast Guard has invested heavily in cyber risk management efforts. These efforts focus on the Coast Guard Cyber Strategy’s three [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 12 October 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, October 12, 2018 - 6:53 AM
Headlines: EPA – 2013 VGP continued indefinitely; USCG – Alternative Compliance Program; and USCG – Maritime Commerce Strategic Outlook. October 12, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 – USA Tel: 1-352- [ Read Full Article ]

10/11/2018: Coast Guard announces new Maritime Commerce Strategic Outlook

Maritime CommonsThursday, October 11, 2018 - 12:00 PM
Today in the Coast Guard’s 8th District we announced the Maritime Commerce Strategic Outlook, which outlines the Commandant’s long term vision to support and grow maritime commerce in the United States. In this post, Rear Adm. John Nadeau offers a few comments regarding the outlook and its three [ Read Full Article ]

10/11/2018: Ballast Water Management & Technology North America conference – Recap of presentation on extensions, type approval and next steps

Maritime CommonsThursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:26 AM
Continuing our coverage of September's Ballast Water Management and Technology North America conference, staff from the Office of Operating and Environmental Standards and the Marine Safety Center gave conference attendees an update on various aspects of the Coast Guard’s ballast water program. [ Read Full Article ]

10/10/2018: Coast Guard releases Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 02-95, Change 3 – The Alternate Compliance Program

Maritime CommonsWednesday, October 10, 2018 - 1:38 PM
NVIC 02-95, Change 3, incorporates various policies and related provisions consistent with the Commandant’s Final Action Memo on the sinking of the S.S. El Faro. [ Read Full Article ]

10/10/2018: Congratulations to the latest E-Zero designees

Maritime CommonsWednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:46 AM
In an effort to better recognize those companies, operators, and vessels that have earned the E-Zero designation on their QUALSHIP 21 certificate, Maritime Commons will periodically publish the names of the latest vessels to earn the E-Zero designation. [ Read Full Article ]

10/9/2018: Marine Safety Center receives 18th application for BWMS type approval

Maritime CommonsTuesday, October 9, 2018 - 1:00 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received its 18th application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the NK-O3 BlueBallast II Plus Ballast Water Management System manufactured by NKBMS Co. Ltd. [ Read Full Article ]

10/9/2018: Marine Safety Center receives 18th application received for BWMS type approval

Maritime CommonsTuesday, October 9, 2018 - 1:00 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received its 18th application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the NK-O3 BlueBallast II Plus Ballast Water Management System manufactured by NKBMS Co. Ltd. [ Read Full Article ]

10/9/2018: Two work instructions related to Subchapter M published recently

Maritime CommonsTuesday, October 9, 2018 - 10:14 AM
These instructions provide guidance to both Coast Guard field offices and the maritime industry on the Coast Guard’s interpretations regarding the application and implementation of regulations applying to towing vessel inspections for certification under 46 CFR Subchapter M and the Towing Safety [ Read Full Article ]

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