APMA Blog Feeds

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8/1/2016: Coast Guard awards Meritorious Public Service Award

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 1, 2016 - 11:05 AM
The Coast guard recently awarded a Meritorious Public Service award to Roy Bleiberg, director of the American Bureau of Shipping's Global Gas Solutions. Bleiberg was recognized for his support to the Coast Guard as a leading advocate for safe, clean and viable transport and use of liquefied and [ Read Full Article ]

8/1/2016: Merchant Mariner Personnel Advisory Committee vacancies

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 1, 2016 - 7:39 AM
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Merchant Mariner Personnel Advisory Committee. Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before Sept. 30, 2016. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 1 August 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, August 1, 2016 - 4:09 AM
Headlines: USCG – MERPAC members sought; NOAA – porbeagle shark; DOT – TIGER grants of nearly $500 million; FERC – Golden Pass LNG Export Project EIS; GAO – Inland Waterways Fuel Tax; California – SLC meeting on 9 August; California – Sustainable Freight Action Plan; and Panama Canal – [ Read Full Article ]

7/29/2016: Dynamic positioning training certification programs

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 29, 2016 - 8:37 AM
The Coast Guard issued a notice announcing the availability of dynamic positioning training certification programs. [ Read Full Article ]

7/29/2016: Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 29, 2016 - 7:57 AM
The Coast Guard posted a notice announcing an upcoming meeting for the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee and its subcommittees. [ Read Full Article ]

7/29/2016: Safety alert – Accidental hazmat exposure

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 29, 2016 - 7:46 AM
Coast Guard issued a safety alert to remind Coast Guard container inspectors and others involved in the inspection or handling of intermodal containers to be aware that there is always a risk of exposure to hazardous materials, whether the containers are marked as containing hazmat or not. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 29 July 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, July 29, 2016 - 6:39 AM
Headlines: USCG – safety alert; USCG – merchant mariner credential examinations; USCG – DP training certification programs; CTAC – meetings on 27-29 September; MARAD – VISA open season; ILO – MLC 2006 amendments; Paris MOU – 2016 CIC; UK – MAIB annual report; and The “Black Tom Island” [ Read Full Article ]

7/28/2016: Merchant Mariner credential examinations

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 28, 2016 - 1:19 PM
The Coast Guard's National Maritime Center posted a notice discussing Merchant Mariner credentialing examinations. The notice details a change in the public disclosure of examination questions and other information related to exams. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 28 July 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, July 28, 2016 - 6:18 AM
Headlines: CBP – filing electronic protests; USCG – hypothermia, drowning & cold-water survival; Senate – bill introduced re sea level rise; Court – sovereign immunity; Southeast Asia – abduction warning; Australia – minimizing cetacean collisions; and Australia – revalidation of [ Read Full Article ]

7/27/2016: Status of overboard detection technology for cruise vessels

Maritime CommonsWednesday, July 27, 2016 - 9:11 AM
The Coast Guard issued a notice soliciting information on the status and availability of technology for immediately detecting cruise vessel passengers who have fallen overboard. [ Read Full Article ]