APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 27 September 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, September 27, 2017 - 7:40 AM
Headlines: USCG – safety alert re lifejacket lights; USCG – safety alert re carbon monoxide; USCG – Boston Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee; USACE – GL-MR Interbasin Study; IOOS Advisory Committee – meeting on 24-26 October; GAO – polar icebreaking capability; and California – [ Read Full Article ]

9/27/2017: Nat’l Maritime Security Advisory Committee meeting summary

Maritime CommonsWednesday, September 27, 2017 - 7:00 AM
This post provides a short summary of the NMSAC's recent meeting to discuss various security-related projects, including the draft NVIC addressing cyber risk at MTSA facilities. [ Read Full Article ]

9/26/2017: Marine Safety Alert 10-17: Carbon Monoxide, an unseen and deadly hazard

Maritime CommonsTuesday, September 26, 2017 - 3:45 PM
In this safety alert, the Coast Guard warns mariners to be on the look out for signs of carbon monoxide poisoning. [ Read Full Article ]

9/26/2017: Marine Safety Alert 09-17 Leaky Lifejacket Lights

Maritime CommonsTuesday, September 26, 2017 - 3:31 PM
The Coast Guard recently received a safety bulletin from Cruise Lines International Association that reported problems with lifejacket lights. The bulletin relates to Alcares water activated flashing lifejacket light, models Jack A1-ALK and Jack ARH-ALK. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 25 September 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, September 25, 2017 - 7:52 AM
Headlines: Vieques – emergency supplies delivered; Puerto Rico & USVI – port conditions; Florida – ports and waterways assessment; Bering Sea – medical evacuation; and USCG – type approval issues. September 25, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW [ Read Full Article ]

9/25/2017: FY18 requirements for Gov’t Initiated Unannounced Exercises

Maritime CommonsMonday, September 25, 2017 - 2:00 AM
The Coast Guard published Sept. 12, 2017 the FY18 Government Initiated Unannounced Exercise (GIUE) requirements for each captain of the port, to include sectors and marine safety units. In 2015, the Office of Marine Environmental Response Policy (CG-MER) reinvigorated the Coast Guard GIUE program [ Read Full Article ]

9/22/2017: What happens to Coast Guard Type Approval when a manufacturer goes out of business?

Maritime CommonsFriday, September 22, 2017 - 3:00 PM
All equipment manufactured during the validity of the type approval certificate remains "Approved" as long as it is manufactured, installed, and operated according to the terms of the type approval certificate. This post provides information about how the transfer of ownership or system alteration [ Read Full Article ]

9/22/2017: New dates for Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsFriday, September 22, 2017 - 11:50 AM
The Committee and its working groups are scheduled to meet in Martinsburg, West Virginia, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., and the full Committee is scheduled to meet Friday Oct. 27, 2017, from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. [ Read Full Article ]

9/22/2017: New dates for Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsFriday, September 22, 2017 - 11:37 AM
The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and its working groups will meet Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, and Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., in Martinsburg, West Virginia. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 22 September 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, September 22, 2017 - 7:33 AM
Headlines: White House – sanctions re North Korea; OFAC – sanctions re North Korea; Puerto Rico – search and rescue; USCG – navigation during GPS outage; MEDMAC – meeting on 18-19 October; MERPAC – meeting on 26-27 October; USCG – GIUE program requirements for FY2018; IMO – bauxite carriage [ Read Full Article ]

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