APMA Blog Feeds

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4/21/2016: Most commercial vessels required to have AIS

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 21, 2016 - 5:22 PM
The Coast Guard is expanding Automatic Identification System (AIS) requirements to include additional commercial vessels. [ Read Full Article ]

4/21/2016: Spring 2016 edition of Proceedings published

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 21, 2016 - 5:18 PM
The Coast Guard published the 2016, spring edition, of Proceedings which focused on safety management systems. [ Read Full Article ]

4/21/2016: NVIC 02-16 guidance now available online

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 21, 2016 - 5:17 PM
NVIC 02-16, that was announced on April 19, 2016, is now available for viewing online. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 21 April 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, April 21, 2016 - 6:57 AM
Headlines: USCG – five-year renewal of FSPs, VSPs, and the ASP; NOAA – GFNMS and CBNMS; DHS – protected critical infrastructure information; Senate – hearing on US maritime industry; Court – conditional delivery preserves maritime lien; Court – stay of action overturned; Australia – engine [ Read Full Article ]

4/20/2016: New Policy Letter – Facility Security Plan, Alternative Security Program, Vessel Security Plan

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 20, 2016 - 1:45 PM
The Coast Guard published a new policy letter outlining timeline and process for five year Facility Security Plan (FSP), Alternative Security Program (ASP), and Vessel Security Plan (VSP) renewal for use by Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) regulated facilities and the Marine Safety [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 20 April 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, April 20, 2016 - 3:07 AM
Headlines: Marina del Rey – proposed anchorage area; FERC – application to construct LNG export terminal; FMC – VGM direct engagement encouraged; Australia – ECDIS compliance; and Deepwater Horizon explosion and fire – 20 April 2010. April 20, 2016 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

4/19/2016: Navigation Safety Advisory Council meeting

Maritime CommonsTuesday, April 19, 2016 - 3:50 PM
The Navigation Safety Advisory Council will hold public meetings on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, and Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Arlington, VA. [ Read Full Article ]

4/19/2016: New NVIC 02-16 guidance published

Maritime CommonsTuesday, April 19, 2016 - 3:29 PM
The Coast Guard published Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular, NVIC 02-16, to provide guidance for the purpose of assisting vessel owners and operators, and U.S. Coast Guard personnel with the inspection and recommended documentation of maintenance for sail rigging and masts on inspected [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 April 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, April 19, 2016 - 4:06 AM
Headlines: NAVSAC – meeting on 4-5 May; USCG – NVIC 02-16; USCG – troposcatter technology; Lower Chesapeake Bay – anchorage ground proposed; DOT – $4.9 million in grants to small shipyards; FERC – authorization to export LNG; House – hearing on maritime safety and stewardship; EC – [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 April 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, April 18, 2016 - 6:31 AM
Headlines: OEAB – meeting on 26-27 April; ANSTF – meeting on 4-6 May; DOE – application to export CGL; FMC – meeting on 20 April; MARAD – Marine Highway Projects open season; NTSB – search for El Faro VDR resumes; USCG – ballast water reporting form; USCG – pre-arrival and departure [ Read Full Article ]

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