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11/6/2018: Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Qingdao Headway Technology Co., Ltd.

Maritime CommonsTuesday, November 6, 2018 - 3:00 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 12th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Qingdao Headway Technology Co., Ltd., after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 6 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, November 6, 2018 - 6:39 AM
Headlines: OFAC – expanded sanctions re Iran; DHS OIG – management alert re whistleblower; and Court – reasonable security bond demand. November 6, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 – USA Tel: 1-352-692 [ Read Full Article ]

11/5/2018: Tankers-automatic pilot systems Final Rule published

Maritime CommonsMonday, November 5, 2018 - 8:02 AM
This final rule removes the previous regulatory restriction and updates the technical requirements for automatic pilot systems. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 5 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, November 5, 2018 - 6:36 AM
Headlines: White House – sanctions against Iran to be expanded; OFAC – sanction regulations re Iran; DOJ – $3.2 million for obstruction of justice; USCG – automatic pilot systems on tankers; IWUB – meeting on 29 November versus 28 November; DOE – export of LNG; DOT – $5.95 [ Read Full Article ]

11/2/2018: Notice of public meeting in preparation for IMO’s 121st session of IMO’s Council

Maritime CommonsFriday, November 2, 2018 - 9:17 AM
This open public meeting will be held at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 2 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, November 2, 2018 - 6:52 AM
Headlines: USCG – employment of non-US persons on US vessels; USCG – another application received re BWMS; USCG – meeting on 13 November re IMO C 121; FERC – Texas LNG Project draft EIS; NTSB – allision due to poor communications; MARAD – GPS interference in eastern Mediterranean; and South [ Read Full Article ]

11/1/2018: Marine Safety Center receives 21st BWMS type approval application

Maritime CommonsThursday, November 1, 2018 - 3:30 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received its twenty-first application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the Cathelco Evolution Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Cathelco Ltd. [ Read Full Article ]

11/1/2018: MSIB 009-12 (Rev 1) Employment of non-credentialed personnel onboard certain U.S. documented vessels

Maritime CommonsThursday, November 1, 2018 - 3:12 PM
This revision follows recent adverse port state control actions against U.S. flagged vessels that revealed several cases of U.S.-documented vessels calling on U.S. ports with non-U.S. credentialed personnel instead of U.S. citizens. The intent of this MSIB is to provide information and guidance to [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 1 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, November 1, 2018 - 8:01 AM
Headlines: San Pedro – shipping container explosion; SHC – meeting on 27 November re MSC 100; NY/NJ – anchorages evaluation; DOE – application to export LNG; NOAA – NE wind energy areas assessment; NOAA – dealing with shipwrecks past; IMO – marine plastic litter from ships; ReCAAP – piracy [ Read Full Article ]

11/1/2018: Coast Guard, South African agencies hold seminar on vessel pollution prevention and enforcement

Maritime CommonsThursday, November 1, 2018 - 8:00 AM
In September, subject matter experts from the U.S. Coast Guard traveled to Cape Town, South Africa for four-day seminar to exchange information and share techniques with officials from the Republic of South Africa on vessel pollution prevention and enforcement. Staff from the Coast Guard's [ Read Full Article ]

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