APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 7 June 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, June 7, 2016 - 7:01 AM
Headlines: NTSB – mission to recover El Faro VDR; FMC – service contract inventory; BOEM – renewable energy offshore California; Supreme Court – judicial review of USACE JD; Court – admiralty tort jurisdiction; Court – LHWCA determination upheld; California – marine invasive species proposal [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 6 June 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, June 6, 2016 - 5:41 AM
Headlines: USCG – medical and physical evaluation guidelines; DOT – Interim National Multimodal Freight Network; DOS – meeting re implementation of IMO instruments; Offshore New York – wind power lease; Offshore New York – EA re wind power lease; White House – National Oceans Month; NOAA – [ Read Full Article ]

6/3/2016: 2015 Port State Control Annual Report posted

Maritime CommonsFriday, June 3, 2016 - 12:48 PM
The Coast Guard Port State Control Annual Report for 2015 has been released by the Foreign and Offshore Compliance Division of the Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance. [ Read Full Article ]

6/3/2016: Availability of Change-2 to Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 04-08: Medical Certification Standards, Medications and Medical Review Process

Maritime CommonsFriday, June 3, 2016 - 12:38 PM
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Change-2 to Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 04-08, Medical Certification Standards, Medications and Medical Review Process. [ Read Full Article ]

6/2/2016: Towing Safety Advisory Committee – Notice of teleconference meeting

Maritime CommonsThursday, June 2, 2016 - 8:56 AM
The Coast Guard announced that the Towing Safety Advisory Committee will meet, via teleconference, to receive two additional tasks: the implementation of 46 Code of Federal Regulations subchapter M and training requirement for firefighting equipment for inland towing vessels. [ Read Full Article ]

6/2/2016: Coast Guard receives second four-star admiral

Maritime CommonsThursday, June 2, 2016 - 7:26 AM
Charles D. Michel, vice commandant of the Coast Guard, was promoted to the rank of admiral at Coast Guard Headquarters Wednesday. Following passage of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015, the president nominated Michel for promotion to the rank of admiral to align the leadership structure of [ Read Full Article ]

5/31/2016: MSIB posted – U.S. Declares an equivalency to Regulation VI/2 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea

Maritime CommonsTuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:07 AM
The Coast Guard determined that existing U.S. laws and regulations for providing verified container weights are equivalent to the requirements in SOLAS Regulation VI/2. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 31 May 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, May 31, 2016 - 7:40 AM
Headlines: San Francisco – rail jumper penalized; PHMSA – meeting re transport of dangerous goods; NOAA – Greater Farallones and Cordell Bank NMS; FTA – passenger ferry grants; Senate – bill introduced re DOD appropriations; Senate – bill introduced re DHS appropriations; IMO – GloMEEP train [ Read Full Article ]

5/27/2016: Request for comments – Update to Alternative Planning Criteria National Guidelines

Maritime CommonsFriday, May 27, 2016 - 8:08 AM
The Coast Guard seeks comment on a draft update to the Alternative Planning Criteria (APC) National Guidelines. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 27 May 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, May 27, 2016 - 3:55 AM
Headlines: USCG – NVIC 07-14 Change 1; USCG – Alternative Planning Criteria update; DOC – US port competitiveness initiative; FMC – user fee update proposal; House – bill introduced re innocent passage; Senate – bill introduced re innocent passage; Senate – bill introduced to honor WWII [ Read Full Article ]

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