APMA Blog Feeds

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4/25/2016: Safety alert – Recall of all SAFELINK EPIRBS

Maritime CommonsMonday, April 25, 2016 - 2:25 PM
The Coast Guard issued a safety alert to inform that Kannad Marine has issued a recall of all SAFELINK EPIRBs due to a possible defect that could result in the beacon not operating in emergency situations. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 25 April 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, April 25, 2016 - 7:12 AM
Headlines: US & Canada – regulatory cooperation meetings; MARAD – Marine Highway grant applications sought; USCG – rescue of hydro pod runner; USCG – TSAC meeting summary; DOJ – $715,000 penalty for oil spills; OFAC – FAQs re Cuba; BSEE – offshore platforms and sea ice; NPS – [ Read Full Article ]

4/22/2016: Towing Safety Advisory Committee meeting wrap-up

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 22, 2016 - 5:16 PM
Read the 'wrap-up' from a successful spring 2016 meeting with the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) and the maritime community. [ Read Full Article ]

4/22/2016: Registration for U.S.-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council meetings

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 22, 2016 - 4:24 PM
Stakeholders invited to participate in the U.S.-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council Stakeholder meetings to identify and discuss new opportunities for regulatory cooperation between Canada and the U.S. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 22 April 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, April 22, 2016 - 7:02 AM
Headlines: USCG – AIS reminder; USCG – NVIC 02-16; USCG – safety management systems; FMC – summary of recent meeting; Middle East – merchant ships participate in IMCMEX; UK – loss of cement carrier and 8 crew; Germany – message in a bottle recovered; Earth Day – 22 April 2016; and MREN – [ Read Full Article ]

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 ]

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