APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 11 January 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, January 11, 2019 - 7:32 AM
Headlines: Oregon – three fishermen die in capsizing; Virginia – coal carrier grounds; NSIDC – polar sea ice at historic lows; House – bill introduced re USCG pay; House – bill introduced re USCG pay; House – bill introduced to pay certain employees; House – bill introduced to combat [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 10 January 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, January 10, 2019 - 8:06 AM
Headlines: USCG – updated NMC mitigation efforts; St. Lawrence Seaway – 1% toll increase; St. Lawrence Seaway – 1% wharfage charge increase; DOE – $25 million for marine energy research projects; House – bill introduced re offshore CA drilling; House – bill introduced re offshore FL [ Read Full Article ]

1/9/2019: Nat’l Maritime Center issues updated bulletin regarding lapse in appropriations and mariner credentials

Maritime CommonsWednesday, January 9, 2019 - 1:40 PM
In its updated bulletin, National Maritime Center adds Merchant Mariner Medical Certificates expiring in December 2018 or January 2019 to the list of mariner documents that will be extended through March 31, 2019, due to the lapse in appropriations. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Newsletter – 8 January 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, January 8, 2019 - 7:10 AM
Headlines: USCG – NMC mitigation efforts; LMR – closed due to grounding; Atlantic – container vessel fire; Great Lakes – Operation Taconite; IMO – bunker delivery notes; IMO – World Maritime Day 2019; and Panama Canal – maximum allowable draft. January 8, 2019 Bryant’s Maritime Blog [ Read Full Article ]

1/7/2019: Nat’l Maritime Center – Mitigation efforts due to lapse in appropriations

Maritime CommonsMonday, January 7, 2019 - 7:56 AM
In this post, the National Maritime Center provides information for credentialed mariners who may be affected due to the lapse in appropriations and partial government shutdown. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 4 January 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, January 4, 2019 - 6:46 AM
Headlines: USCG – EPIRBs and false alerts; MARAD – US Maritime Advisory System enhancements; Antarctic – record low sea ice extent; Hong Kong – eSeaGo application; and Marshall Islands – fishing vessel aground. January 4, 2019 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – [ Read Full Article ]

1/3/2019: EPIRBs and false alerts

Maritime CommonsThursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:00 AM
After responding to over 700 false alerts in 2018, the Coast Guard is urging anyone with an emergency position indicating radio beacon to properly register their device. Owners of commercial fishing vessels, uninspected passenger vessels that carry six or more people, and uninspected commercial [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 3 January 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, January 3, 2019 - 7:43 AM
Headlines: Pacific – car carrier afire and abandoned; Singapore – prohibited anchoring; Helicopter in a life-saving role – 3 January 1944; and MREN – French Frigate Shoals. January 3, 2019 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL [ Read Full Article ]

1/2/2019: Minimum random drug testing rate set at 50 percent

Maritime CommonsWednesday, January 2, 2019 - 9:57 AM
The Coast Guard has increased the minimum random drug testing rate for 2019 as a result of Drug and Alcohol Management Information System data for the most recent reporting year indicating that the positive rate is greater than one percent. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 28 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, December 28, 2018 - 6:37 AM
Headlines: Louisville – Ohio River reopened with restrictions; USCG – NMC & RECs closed; USCG – 50% random drug testing rate; Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal – safety zone enforcement; USACE & EPA – public meeting re ‘waters of the United States’; USACE – beneficial use of dredged [ Read Full Article ]

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