APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 6 July 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, July 6, 2016 - 4:58 AM
Headlines: USCG – Title 46, CFR; BOEM – Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Action Plan; Puget Sound – canary rockfish; MARAD – Energy Efficiency White Paper; MARAD – battery design for hybrid tug; Senate – bill introduced re aquatic ecosystems; and Arctic Council – oil spill response exercise. July [ Read Full Article ]

7/5/2016: Decommissioning of Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System sites

Maritime CommonsTuesday, July 5, 2016 - 12:31 PM
The Coast Guard issued a notice announcing that nine maritime nationwide differential global positioning system (NDGPS) sites will soon be decommissioned. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 5 July 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, July 5, 2016 - 5:56 AM
Headlines: USCG – marine casualty reporting forms; USCG, USACE & DOT – NDGPS changes; MTSNAC – meeting on 19-20 July & name change; and USCG – seeking command center watchstander. July 5, 2016 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – [ Read Full Article ]

7/1/2016: Coast Guard releases updated CG-2692 form for marine casualty reporting

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 1, 2016 - 11:36 AM
Today, the Coast Guard released a new version of the CG-2692 form (series), covering reports of marine casualties, commercial diving casualties, or outer continental shelf-related casualties. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 1 July 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, July 1, 2016 - 6:45 AM
Headlines: USCG – lifeboat demonstration test; DHS – civil penalty adjustments; DOE – application to export LNG; USN – Farsi Island incident investigation; FMC – Senate confirms three Commissioners; House – bill introduced re SLSDC funding; Senate – bill introduced re OCS administration; [ Read Full Article ]

6/30/2016: Policy letter – 5-knot demonstration test following replacement of on-load release mechanisms for lifeboats and rescue boats

Maritime CommonsThursday, June 30, 2016 - 5:02 PM
The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance posted a policy letter, providing for post-installation testing guidance following replacement of on-load release mechanisms ("release hooks") for lifeboats and rescue boats on all vessels subject to SOLAS Chapter III. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 30 June 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, June 30, 2016 - 7:43 AM
Headlines: DHS – $100 million for port security grants; FEMA – preparedness grant allocations; FEMA – PSGP information; Piscataqua River – chemical tanker allision; USCG – random chemical testing; EPA – partnering with Port Everglades re air emissions; FMC – VGM implementation; FMC – [ Read Full Article ]

6/29/2016: Safety alert – Random chemical testing requirements for marine employers, sponsoring organizations and mariners

Maritime CommonsWednesday, June 29, 2016 - 1:56 PM
The Coast Guard published a safety advisory to restate and reemphasize the importance of a properly administered and applied random chemical testing program to prevent drug misuse as a causative factor in marine casualties. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 29 June 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, June 29, 2016 - 7:11 AM
Headlines: BSEE – civil penalty inflation adjustment; HSRP – meeting on 30 August-1 September; NOAA – Block Island Wind Farm; USCG – role in liquefied gas industry; Senate – bill introduced re marine debris; Hong Kong – VGM weighing method; Panama Canal – inauguration of expanded Canal; and [ Read Full Article ]

6/28/2016: Coast Guard speaks at international liquefied gas conferences

Maritime CommonsTuesday, June 28, 2016 - 1:52 PM
Earlier this month, the U.S. Coast Guard Liquefied Gas National Center of Expertise spoke at international conferences to discuss how the service is preparing for increased maritime use and transportation of LNG. [ Read Full Article ]