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Update to NVIC 01-16, Electronic charts and publications policy

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 28, 2020 - 1:01 PM
The Office of Navigation Systems announced in the Federal Register Change 2 of the Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 01-16, Use of Electronic Charts and Publications in Lieu of Paper Charts, Maps and Publications, together with a Deregulatory Savings Analysis. [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Semb-Eco Pte, Ltd.

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:18 AM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 33rd U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Semb-Eco Pte, Ltd. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200528

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:08 AM
Headlines: Virginia – anchorage grounds; FMC – cruise line investigation update; USN – COVID-19 guidance; St. Lawrence Seaway – maximum permissible draft; House – hearing re US Maritime Supply Chain; IMO – urgent action needed on crew changes; Australia – update re APL England; Malta – confined [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200527

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, May 27, 2020 - 7:54 AM
Headlines: White House – WWII Merchant Mariners Gold Medal Act; USCG – Lower Mississippi River anchorage grounds; USCG – PIC LOD; USCG – NVIC 01-16 Change 2; USCG – MA/RI Port Access Route Study; USCG – MEDMAC applications sought; USCG – waiver of MMC fees; USN – ship-borne laser takes out drone; [ Read Full Article ]

Guidance on Waiver of Merchant Mariner Credential Application Fees for Active Duty Members of the Uniformed Services

Maritime CommonsTuesday, May 26, 2020 - 3:06 PM
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing has published CG-MMC Policy Letter 02-20 titled: Guidance on Waiver of Merchant Mariner Credential Application Fees for Active Duty Members of the Uniformed Services. Active duty […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200526

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, May 26, 2020 - 7:16 AM
Headlines: White House – National Maritime Day 2020; USCG – processing mariner appeals during COVID-19; USCG – Port & Facility Compliance Report; CRS – changes in the Arctic; and Singapore – crew change procedures. May 26, 2020 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 [ Read Full Article ]

Processing of Mariner Appeals During COVID-19 Pandemic

Maritime CommonsFriday, May 22, 2020 - 1:05 PM
Due to ongoing COVID-19 safety and health concerns and technical constraints, the processing of mariner appeals has been delayed. [ Read Full Article ]

Office of Port and Facility Compliance 2019 Year in Review Now Available

Maritime CommonsFriday, May 22, 2020 - 10:30 AM
The Office of Port and Facility Compliance has released its 2019 Annual Report. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200522

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, May 22, 2020 - 6:32 AM
Headlines: USCG – COVID-19 guidance to ROs; USCGA – virtual graduation ceremony for Class of 2020; USN – USS Theodore Roosevelt returns to sea; NOAA – above-normal hurricane season forecast; CBP – vessel manifest certifications; DOJ – former MSC official charged; FERC – Alaska LNG project [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200521

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, May 21, 2020 - 6:43 AM
Headlines: USCG – emergency evacuation drills; FMC – investigation into Canadian ballast water regulation; FMC – temporary waivers due to COVID-19; MTSNAC – webinar meeting on 3 June; MARAD – $19.6 million for small shipyards; USN – USS Kidd transitions; CRS – LHWCA compensation; Court – open [ Read Full Article ]

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