APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 4 October 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, October 4, 2017 - 7:35 AM
Headlines: USCG – DE and QA submissions; USCG – NMC seeks deck officers; Court – MSC vessel and oil spill liability; Court – asbestos and bare-metal products; SOMS – survey of shallower waters; and MS Prinsendam fire and sinking – 4 October 1980. October 4, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 3 October 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, October 3, 2017 - 7:08 AM
Headlines: USCG – cyber security awareness; Puerto Rico & USVI – updated port status; USCG – seventh BWMS type approval application; USCG – TVNCOE website; Port Canaveral – security zone expansion; USCG – Belfast, ME anchorage areas; SLSDC – Advisory Board meeting on 30 October; CBP – [ Read Full Article ]

10/2/2017: Seventh application received for BWMS type approval

Maritime CommonsMonday, October 2, 2017 - 3:26 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received its seventh application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the Purimar Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. [ Read Full Article ]

10/2/2017: October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Maritime CommonsMonday, October 2, 2017 - 10:51 AM
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the Office of Port and Facility Compliance encourages you to follow our weekly blogs throughout the month that contain important information on cybersecurity risk management. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 2 October 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, October 2, 2017 - 7:07 AM
Headlines: USCG – El Faro report of investigation; NSGAB – meeting on 16-17 October; Senate – bill introduced to exempt Puerto Rico; and Panama Canal – swapping of booking slots. October 2, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime News Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – [ Read Full Article ]

10/1/2017: Coast Guard releases Report of Investigation into loss of 33 mariners and U.S. cargo ship, El Faro

Maritime CommonsSunday, October 1, 2017 - 12:36 PM
The MBI concluded that the primary cause of the casualty was the decision to navigate El Faro too close to the path of Hurricane Joaquin. As the MBI expanded the investigation to explore other contributing factors, it uncovered evidence of an ineffective safety management system within the [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 29 September 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, September 29, 2017 - 7:19 AM
Headlines: Puerto Rico – Jones Act waiver; USCG – guidance re North Korea sanctions; Hawaii – lava flow safety zone; IWUB – meeting on 3 November; BOEM – Cape Wind ROD; House – bill introduced re Jones Act waiver; Panama Canal – booking modification fees; and Singapore – incentives for LNG [ Read Full Article ]

9/28/2017: Information on vessels affected by U.S. sanctions on North Korea

Maritime CommonsThursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:01 PM
This post highlights for maritime industry certain sections of Executive Order 13810, “Imposing Additional Sanctions With Respect to North Korea," which promulgates a broad range of economic sanctions on North Korea. EO 13810 was issued September 20. [ Read Full Article ]

9/28/2017: LGC NCOE and industry experts provide technical training for future USCG LNG fueled vessel inspectors

Maritime CommonsThursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:09 AM
The LGC NCOE, with support from industry and regulatory agencies, along with the Coast Guard’s Office of Design & Engineering Standards and the Marine Safety Center (MSC) provided Coast Guard Marine Inspectors from across the U.S. with an in-depth understanding of LNG fueled engines, bunkering [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 28 September 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:08 AM
Headlines: USCG – El Faro investigation; USCG – NMSAC meeting summary; USCG – safety alert compilation; Arctic – sea ice minimum extent; Court – limits of OCSLA jurisdiction; and California – biofouling management. September 28, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting [ Read Full Article ]