APMA Blog Feeds

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4/11/2016: National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) Guidelines

Maritime CommonsMonday, April 11, 2016 - 1:30 PM
The updated 2016 National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) Guidelines are now publically available. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 11 April 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, April 11, 2016 - 6:51 AM
Headlines: Upper Mississippi – waterway partially reopened; DOJ – indictments for oily water discharges; DOJ – company sentenced to pay $2.5 million; USCG – NPREP guidelines; COAC – meeting on 27 April; MERPAC – meeting on 27-29 April; NSBPNTAB – meeting on 18-19 May; NBIC – ballast water [ Read Full Article ]

4/8/2016: MSIB posted – Release of 2016 National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program Guidelines

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 8, 2016 - 12:56 PM
The Coast Guard published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 08-16 to announce the release of the new 2016 National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (NPREP) guidelines. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 8 April 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, April 8, 2016 - 7:25 AM
Headlines: USCG NVMC – compressed files not accepted for NOADs; California – seeking Oil Spill Prevention Specialist; and Singapore – promoting sea-faring careers. April 8, 2016 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 [ Read Full Article ]

4/7/2016: Discharge removal equipment for vessels carrying oil

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 7, 2016 - 12:53 PM
The Coast Guard published a final rule requiring vessels carrying oil in bulk as cargo to carry discharge removal equipment, install spill prevention coamings, install emergency towing arrangement and have prearranged capability to calculate damage stability in the event of a casualty. [ Read Full Article ]

4/7/2016: Vessel requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure and Automatic Identification System information collection

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 7, 2016 - 12:48 PM
The Coast Guard published a final rule announcing today (April 7, 2016) as the effective date for the collection-of-information associated with automatic identification system requirements from a final rule published on January 30, 2015. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 7 April 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, April 7, 2016 - 7:02 AM
Headlines: Upper Mississippi – closure following barge breakaway; USCG – 2016 NPREP Guidelines; USCG – discharge removal equipment; USCG – NOAD and AIS information; DOJ – operator sentenced to pay $950,000; TRB & CMTS – R&D Conference; USN – female recruits issued Dixie cups; EMSA [ Read Full Article ]

4/6/2016: Important! National Vessel Movement Center – Blocked attachments

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 6, 2016 - 6:08 PM
The National Vessel Movement Center is experiencing issues receiving inbound emails containing .zip attachments. This is impacting vessel representatives attempting to file Advanced Notice of Arrivals with the National Vessel Movement Center. The Coast Guard recommends…. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 5 April 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, April 5, 2016 - 6:58 AM
Headlines: USCG – safety alert re vibration-induced abrasion; USCG – Mariner Safety Week; OMB – TWIC card reader requirements; OSHA – alliance to protect shipyard workers; House – hearing on maritime transportation safety; Court – DWH consent decree approved; Court – choice of law and [ Read Full Article ]

4/4/2016: Safety alert – Vibration abrasion

Maritime CommonsMonday, April 4, 2016 - 4:00 PM
The Coast Guard issued a safety alert to address causal factors related to a temporary loss of electrical power. [ Read Full Article ]

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