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10/2/2018: Ballast Water Technology North America conference – Recap of presentation “Walking the Walk” on enforcement and compliance

Maritime CommonsTuesday, October 2, 2018 - 8:45 AM
Staff from the offices of Commercial Vessel Compliance, Operating and Environmental Standards, and the Marine Safety Center presented on various aspects of the Coast Guard’s ballast water management program before an audience of over 140 maritime industry professionals at the Ballast Water [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 2 October 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, October 2, 2018 - 7:06 AM
Headlines: USCG – Marine Environmental Response & Preparedness Manual; USCG – 2016.1 NPREP Guidelines; USN – USMAP updates; Hawaii – ship repair facility pollution; PHMSA – meetings on 13 November; Ireland – Recognized Security Organization (Ports); UK – MAIB safety digest; and UK – [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 1 October 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, October 1, 2018 - 7:00 AM
Headlines: Loss of El Faro – 1 October 2015; USCG – obtaining replacement MMCs; Straits of Mackinac – RNA established; FMC – detention & demurrage field interviews; DOE – application to export LNG; FERC – Port Arthur Liquefaction Project EIS; House – resolution introduced re end of WWI [ Read Full Article ]

10/1/2018: Credentials lost due to Hurricane Florence

Maritime CommonsMonday, October 1, 2018 - 7:00 AM
In accordance with Federal Regulations, duplicate Merchant Mariner Credentials may be issued free of charge to mariners whose credentials were lost or destroyed as a result of Hurricane Florence or subsequent flooding. [ Read Full Article ]

10/1/2018: Remembering El Faro

Maritime CommonsMonday, October 1, 2018 - 1:00 AM
Today, we mark the somber anniversary of the sinking of the SS El Faro and the loss of the 33 men and women on board on October 1, 2015. It is appropriate to pause and reflect on this tragic and preventable accident, and challenge ourselves to ensure we are all taking action needed to prevent [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 28 September 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, September 28, 2018 - 7:22 AM
Headlines: USCG – training for LNG-fueled vessel inspectors; BSEE – oil and gas production safety systems; NOAA – chambered nautilus; NOAA – plastics in the ocean; Senate – bill introduced to reduce marine debris; House – bill introduced re USCG Academy; IMO – World Maritime Day 2018; EC – [ Read Full Article ]

9/27/2018: LGC Nat’l Center of Expertise, industry experts provide technical training for future LNG fueled vessel inspectors

Maritime CommonsThursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:00 AM
The Coast Guard’s Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise’s partnered with Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville to coordinate a four-day “LNG as Fuel Workshop” for future inspectors of LNG fueled vessels, with support from industry experts and the Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Center. Together [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 27 September 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:59 AM
Headlines: House – hearing on USCG modernization; Senate – bill introduced re LNG exports; and SM1c Douglas A. Munro, USCG – died 27 September 1942. September 27, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 – USA [ Read Full Article ]

9/26/2018: Updated guidance and policy on manning of inspected towing vessels

Maritime CommonsWednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:03 PM
The Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise posted a notice on its website Sept. 12, 2018 to alert mariners that the manning section of TugSafe Central has been revised to clarify current guidance and policy regarding manning of inspected towing vessels. [ Read Full Article ]


Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, September 26, 2018 - 8:51 AM