APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 21 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, November 21, 2018 - 6:20 AM
Headlines: OFAC – Syria shipping risks; Court – LHWCA attorney fee calculation; INTERPOL – marine pollution; EC – improving ship safety in the Arctic; Malta – fatal accident with mooring line; Panama Canal – lock outage; and Singapore – MLC financial security certificates. November 21, 2018 [ Read Full Article ]

11/20/2018: Towing Safety Advisory Committee teleconference scheduled

Maritime CommonsTuesday, November 20, 2018 - 8:51 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the Towing Safety Advisory Committee will meet via teleconference Dec. 5, 2018, to discuss the three current tasks assigned to the committee. This teleconference will be open to the public. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 20 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, November 20, 2018 - 8:12 AM
Headlines: Gulf of Mexico – lift boat casualty; USCG – Liquefied Gas Senior Executive Forum; TSAC – meeting on 5 December; DOJ – proposed settlement of OPA claim; Louisiana – Venture Global Plaquemines LPG draft EIS; Massachusetts – grant for tug reengining; and California – offshore wind [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, November 19, 2018 - 6:51 AM
Headlines: White House – Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Act of 2018; White House – two nominations to FMC; USCG – Strategic Plan 2018-2022; USCG – NMSAC meeting summary; NASA – PNT Advisory Board meeting on 5 December; Cape Cod Canal – hydrokinetic project proposal; DOE – LNG [ Read Full Article ]

11/16/2018: Recap of recent National Maritime Security Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsFriday, November 16, 2018 - 8:00 AM
Committee members discussed topics such as unmanned aerial vehicles and cyber security, the port security grant program, and CBP's Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism, a voluntary program through which CBP works with the trade community to strengthen international supply chains and improve [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 16 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, November 16, 2018 - 5:43 AM
Headlines: USCG – SMFF resource evaluation and activation; DHS – semiannual regulatory agenda; COAC – meeting on 5 December; Mississippi – Gulf LNG draft EIS; California – fugitive air emissions from tanker; and New Zealand – $1,688 for speeding and grounding. November 16, 2018 Bryant’ [ Read Full Article ]

11/15/2018: Evaluation and activation of salvage marine firefighting resources

Maritime CommonsThursday, November 15, 2018 - 9:00 AM
In most Captain of the Port zones, primary SMFF providers rely heavily on subcontracted resources to meet the SMFF requirements. The availability, capability and intent of all required resources to respond is critical in determining compliance with federal SMFF regulations. Because of this, it is [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 15 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, November 15, 2018 - 2:34 AM
Headlines: NTSB – hearing re fatal passenger vessel fire; DHS – cybersecurity agency to be formed; Louisiana – Sabine Pass LNG expansion proposal; FMC – PierPass update to enter into effect; Senate – Coast Guard Authorization Act; EMSA – marine casualties and incidents; and Singapore – [ Read Full Article ]

11/14/2018: Merchant mariner credentials and TWIC enrollment

Maritime CommonsWednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:59 AM
The National Maritime Center posted a bulletin to its website Nov. 13, 2018, to inform mariners applying for a Merchant Mariner Credential that they must list their occupation as Merchant Mariner on their TWIC applications. The Coast Guard relies on data provided by the Transportation Security [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, November 14, 2018 - 4:48 AM
Headlines: USCG – Merchant Mariner Medical Manual; USCG – mariner TWIC application; USCG – NOAD Schema 3.6 released; USCG – BWMS type approval certificate; DOJ – former USN captain pleads guilty; SLSDC – Advisory Board meeting on 4 December; USN – oil removed from ex-Prinz Eugen; FERC – [ Read Full Article ]

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