APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 22 July 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, July 22, 2016 - 7:05 AM
Headlines: USCG – fire protection, detection & extinguishing equipment; FMC – proposed rulemakings approved; USN – decommissioned frigate sunk; UK – submarine-merchant ship collision; UK – collateral lie not relevant; and Eastland sinking – 24 July 1915. July 22, 2016 Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

7/22/2016: Final Rule – Harmonization of Standards for Fire Protection, Detection and Extinguishing Equipment.

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 22, 2016 - 1:00 AM
The Coast Guard published a final rule on the Harmonization of Standards for Fire Protection, Detection and Extinguishing Equipment. This rule is the fifth installment of the Coast Guard’s effort to update its regulations to reflect advances in technology and to harmonize its regulations with [ Read Full Article ]

7/21/2016 – Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee vacancies

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 21, 2016 - 4:11 PM
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee. The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security through the Coast Guard Commandant on matters relating to Great Lakes [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 21 July 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, July 21, 2016 - 6:19 AM
Headlines: CBP – Jones Act enforcement; USCG – commercial fishing vessel safety; USCG – inspection of lifejackets; USCG – Subchapter M corrections; Hudson River – safety zone; USCG – GLPAC members sought; and NOAA – Antarctic marine living resources; July 21, 2016 Bryant’s Maritime Blog [ Read Full Article ]

7/20/2016: Enhanced oversight program and safety guidelines for commercial fishing vessels

Maritime CommonsWednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:29 AM
The Coast Guard published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 11-16 to provide clarifying information on suspension of development of an Alternate Safety Compliance Program (ASCP), and instead, the development of an Enhanced Oversight Program (EOP) and Safety Guidelines for Commercial Fishing [ Read Full Article ]

7/20/2016: Safety alert: Routine lifejacket inspections

Maritime CommonsWednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:49 AM
The Coast Guard issued a safety alert to remind all vessel operators to routinely inspect their lifejackets to ensure they are suitable for service. Recently Coast Guard inspectors discovered over 60 lifejackets that were required to be removed and destroyed. It was discovered that the unicellular [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 20 July 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, July 20, 2016 - 7:01 AM
Headlines: USCG – Subchapter M correction notice. Mississippi River – body of late master recovered; FMC – Daniel B. Maffei sworn in as Commissioner; FAA – commercial space launches and reentries; Court – failure to assert admiralty jurisdiction; Alaska – marine debris cleanup; and California [ Read Full Article ]

7/19/2016: Correction notice for subchapter M: Inspection of towing vessels

Maritime CommonsTuesday, July 19, 2016 - 4:37 PM
The Coast Guard announces the publication of a correction notice for the Inspection of Towing Vessels final rule published on June 20, 2016. The Coast Guard is issuing this correction notice to correct three dates that were listed incorrectly in the original rule. These corrections align these [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 July 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, July 19, 2016 - 4:24 AM
Headlines: NTSB – fatigue-induced collision; Mississippi River – master falls overboard; Upper Niagara River – boaters towed to safety; USCG – inspection of towing vessels COI; DOJ – tanker owner and operator indicted; Court – use of low frequency sonar; EU – comment on arbitral award; [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 July 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, July 18, 2016 - 7:10 AM
Headlines: USCG – draft changes to MSM; FMC – meeting on 20 July; APHIS – mandatory use of ACE; BOEM – additional OCS security requirements; Senate – bill introduced re sea level rise; and Mauritius – convictions for attempted piracy. July 18, 2016 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s [ Read Full Article ]