APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 8 March 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, March 8, 2016 - 2:51 AM
Headlines: Alaska – two adventurers rescued; USCG – enclosed space entry & rescue drills; USCG – environmental protection awards; NTSB – OSV allision with unmanned platform; FERC – Freeport LNG environmental review; Washington – vessel traffic risk assessments; Indian Ocean – large [ Read Full Article ]

3/7/2016: Enclosed space entry and rescue drills – MSIB published

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 7, 2016 - 3:24 PM
The Coast Guard published guidance on enclosed space entry and rescue drills. [ Read Full Article ]

3/7/2016: Great Lakes pilotage rates – Annual review and changes to methodology

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 7, 2016 - 1:36 PM
The Coast Guard revised its Great Lakes pilotage ratemaking methodology, adjusted annual pilotage rates and authorized a temporary surcharge to hire additional pilots and to pay for necessary training for new and current pilots. [ Read Full Article ]

3/7/2016: 2016 Biennial Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Award winners announced

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 7, 2016 - 1:35 PM
The Coast Guard congratulates the winners of the bi-annual Rear Admiral William M. Benkert award for excellence and outstanding achievement in protecting the marine environment. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 7 March 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, March 7, 2016 - 3:00 AM
Headlines: USCG – Great Lakes pilotage rates; Mississippi River – reopened at Lock & Dam 27; NIST – Cybersecurity Framework Workshop 2016; NOAA – incirrate octopod “Casper” discovered; House – bill introduced re EPIRBs and PLBs; Senate – bill introduced re polar icebreaking; Court – [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 4 March 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, March 4, 2016 - 3:49 AM
Headlines: Mississippi River – closed at Lock & Dam 27; Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal – safety zone enforcement; USACE – Port of Stockton EIS; DOE – Jordan Cove LNG export proposal; and GAO – shipbuilding contract warranties. March 4, 2016 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 3 March 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, March 3, 2016 - 2:46 AM
Headlines: USCG – enclosed space entry & rescue drills; USCG – verified gross mass of containers; USCG – Seacoast WAMS; USN – ICEX 2016; NOAA & USCG – hydrophone in Challenger Deep; House – UNCLOS resolution introduced; UNSC – new sanctions re North Korea; New Zealand – drug testing [ Read Full Article ]

3/2/2016: SOLAS amendments to container weight requirements – New FAQs published

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 2, 2016 - 4:57 PM
As follow-on from the 16th Annual TPM Conference, Rear Adm. Thomas is using Maritime Commons to provide an FAQ and clarification on SOLAS Chapter VI, Part A, Regulation 2 – Cargo Information. [ Read Full Article ]

3/2/2016: Congressional testimony – Coast Guard fiscal year 2017 budget request

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 2, 2016 - 4:14 PM
Tomorrow, the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard will on the Coast Guard's FY 2017 budget. [ Read Full Article ]

3/2/2016: Coast Guard seeks input on aids to navigation framework

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 2, 2016 - 4:12 PM
The Coast Guard seeks input on update to aids to navigation framework to take into account technology advances. [ Read Full Article ]

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