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3/9/2016: Coast Guard authorizes ClassNK to participate in the Alternate Compliance Program

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 9, 2016 - 3:53 PM
The Coast Guard and ClassNK signed a Memorandum of Agreement authorizing ClassNK to participate in the Alternate Compliance Program and delegating certain survey and certification services for U.S. flagged vessels. ClassNK is now the fifth class society to participate in this program. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 9 March 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, March 9, 2016 - 2:47 AM
Headlines: DOT – GPS adjacent band compatibility; Cook Inlet – draft environment assessment; Senate – hearing on US maritime industry; Senate – bill introduced re polar icebreaking; House – bill introduced re EPIRBs and PLBs; Court – OCLSA and choice of law; and Court – DWH seafood claim [ Read Full Article ]

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 ]

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