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9/20/2018: Recap of recent National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsThursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:14 AM
Representatives from the Coast Guard, offshore oil and gas industries, recognized organizations and numerous industry associations attended the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee semi-annual public meeting in Houston, Texas Sept 11, 2018. This post provides a brief recap of the [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 20 September 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, September 20, 2018 - 4:59 AM
Headlines: North Carolina – response efforts update; FMC – 19 September meeting summary; and NOAA – cauliflower coral. September 20, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 – USA Tel: 1-352-692-5493 – Email: [ Read Full Article ]

9/19/2018: Withdrawal of Outer Continental Shelf activities proposed rule

Maritime CommonsWednesday, September 19, 2018 - 8:43 AM
The Coast Guard is withdrawing proposed rule entitled “Outer Continental Shelf Activities,” published Dec. 7, 1999, due to the passage of time, advances in technology, and changes in industry practices that have rendered the proposed rule obsolete. [ Read Full Article ]

9/19/2018: Final Rule – Ballast water management annual reporting requirement

Maritime CommonsWednesday, September 19, 2018 - 8:20 AM
The Coast Guard published a Final Rule eliminating the requirement for certain vessels that operate on voyages exclusively within a single Captain of the Port Zone to submit an Annual Ballast Water Summary Report for calendar year 2018. The final rule is effective Oct. 1, 2018. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 September 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:41 AM
Headlines: USCG – towing vessel manning levels; USCG – ballast water summary report; Georgia – Spaceport Camden proposal; USCG – withdrawal of OCS Activities proposal; Martinez – Navigating the Future forum on 31 October; TRB – review of USCG vessel stability regulations; NTSB – El Faro [ Read Full Article ]

9/18/2018: National Boating Safety Advisory Council meeting scheduled

Maritime CommonsTuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:52 AM
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council and its Subcommittees will meet October 18-20 in Cape May, New Jersey, to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. These meetings will be open to the public. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 September 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, September 18, 2018 - 6:42 AM
Headlines: USCG – Hurricane Florence response; USCG – initial towing vessel COI inspections under TSMS option; USCG – GPS Problem Reports; USCG MSC – oceangoing tank barge cargo authority; NBSAC – meeting on 18-19 October; FMC – petitions re service contract filing; MARAD – NSMV Industry [ Read Full Article ]

9/17/2018: Congressional hearing alert – “An Examination of Conflicts Over Ocean Resources”

Maritime CommonsMonday, September 17, 2018 - 11:27 AM
Deputy Commandant for Operations Vice Adm. Daniel Abel will testify Sept. 18, 2018, before the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and the Coast Guard. [ Read Full Article ]

9/17/2018: Reports of GPS problems submitted by public now available on Navigation Center’s website

Maritime CommonsMonday, September 17, 2018 - 9:52 AM
Reports of GPS problems submitted to Navigation Center through the webpage will be posted to the GPS Problem Report Status webpage after review by NAVCEN staff. Reports will be anonymized to protect the submitter’s personal information and any equipment manufacturer data. All reports made in 2018 [ Read Full Article ]

9/14/2018: Updated Plan Review Guidelines from Marine Safety Center

Maritime CommonsFriday, September 14, 2018 - 8:40 AM
For the convenience of our readers, Maritime Commons will regularly announce when the Marine Safety Center posts updates to its Plan Review Guidelines and Design Verification Guidelines website. This post contains the updates for August. [ Read Full Article ]