APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 20 February 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, February 20, 2019 - 6:31 AM
Headlines: DOS – meeting on 20 March re IMO LEG 106; CBP – quarterly interest rates; EPA – fishing company to reduce GHG emissions; NOAA – paper and raster nautical charts; House – Joint Explanatory Statement; Australia – for lack of a tug; and Gibraltar – alleged incursion by Spanish naval [ Read Full Article ]

2/19/2019: Polar Security Cutter Program; Notice of Availability of Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

Maritime CommonsTuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:46 AM
The Coast Guard will not issue a final decision on the proposal for a minimum of 30 days after the date on which the Environmental Protection Agency publishes its Notice of Availability of the final EIS in the Federal Register. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 February 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, February 19, 2019 - 6:32 AM
Headlines: White House – appropriations bill signed; Toledo – laker fire; EPA – Hazardous Substances Survey; HSRP – meeting on 5-7 March; DOJ – tanker operator fined $2 million; MARAD – Persian Gulf advisory; Senate – bill introduced to mint USCG coin; House – bill introduced re port [ Read Full Article ]

2/15/2019: Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

Maritime CommonsFriday, February 15, 2019 - 11:33 AM
The Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee subcommittee will meet on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The full Committee will meet on Thursday, March 21, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Houston. [ Read Full Article ]

2/15/2019: Towing Safety Advisory Committee meeting rescheduled, location changed

Maritime CommonsFriday, February 15, 2019 - 11:12 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the dates and location of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee meeting originally scheduled for Feb. 20-21, 2019, has been rescheduled for March 12- 13, 2019. The new meeting location is at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport and [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 15 February 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, February 15, 2019 - 7:23 AM
Headlines: USCG – PSC program EIS; CTAC – meeting on 20-21 March; TSAC meeting on 12-13 March; USCG – OCS units in Gulf of Mexico; USCG – Cameron LNG facility inspection; USCG – Proceedings magazine; USACE – danger zone south of Chesapeake Bay; SLSDC – Advisory Board meeting on 25 March; [ Read Full Article ]

2/14/2019: Two new marine safety information bulletins for OCS vessels now available

Maritime CommonsThursday, February 14, 2019 - 3:02 PM
The MSIBs cover marine casualty reporting requirements for certain OCS vessels and reiterates requirements for installed data plates on lifesaving appliances. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 February 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:24 AM
Headlines: USCG – 23rd application for BWMS type approval; COAC – meeting on 27 February; House – resolution introduced re sea level rise; Australia – Queensland Coastal Passage Plan; New Zealand – burst air cylinder causes fatality; and Sinking of SS Marine Electric – 12 February 1983. [ Read Full Article ]

2/11/2019: Marine Safety Center receives 23rd application for Ballast Water Management System type approval

Maritime CommonsMonday, February 11, 2019 - 11:30 AM
The Marine Safety Center received its 23rd application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the HK-S(E) Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Miura Co., Ltd. [ Read Full Article ]

2/8/2019: Withdrawal of notice of proposed rulemakings regarding hazardous substance response plans

Maritime CommonsFriday, February 8, 2019 - 8:59 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is withdrawing two notices of proposed rulemakings based on findings that the proposed rules are no longer appropriate to the current state of spill response in the chemical industry. [ Read Full Article ]