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10/30/2018: Rear Adm. John Nadeau remarks on the safety, security of the Marine Transportation System

Maritime CommonsTuesday, October 30, 2018 - 7:00 AM
Earlier this month, Rear Adm. John Nadeau, assistant commandant for prevention policy, addressed American Waterways Operators members during AWO’s Fall Convention in Houston. Nadeau discussed the importance of the Marine Transportation System to the U.S. economy and national security and Coast [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 30 October 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, October 30, 2018 - 6:12 AM
Headlines: White House – water infrastructure authorization; USCG – AWO fatigue risk management guide; BOEM – public meetings re offshore wind energy project; DOJ – false claims alleged in shipyard cleanup; FERC – Calcasieu Pass LNG Project final EIS; Oregon – blocking offshore drilling; EU [ Read Full Article ]

10/29/2018: New work instruction on enforcement of MARPOL Annex VI Regulation, engine operation in Emission Control Areas

Maritime CommonsMonday, October 29, 2018 - 9:20 AM
Officers in Charge, Marine Inspection, affected companies, and Recognized Organizations that issue International Air Pollution Prevention certificates on behalf of the United States are encouraged to apply this Work Instruction as it relates to the installation and certification of “qualifying [ Read Full Article ]

10/29/2018: Fatigue risk management – A planning guide for the towing industry

Maritime CommonsMonday, October 29, 2018 - 8:00 AM
Maritime Commons is sharing American Waterways Operators' new safety plan, "Developing a Fatigue Risk Management Plan: A Guide for Towing Vessel Operators," which is designed to help the towing industry manage and mitigate risk factors associated with fatigue in the unique operational environment [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 29 October 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, October 29, 2018 - 6:21 AM
Headlines: San Diego – yacht-sportfisher collision; USCG – BWMS type approval certificate issued; USCG – application for BWMS type approval; USCG – Tier III engine performance standards; USCG – GLPAC meeting summary; USCG – AMSCs and cyber security; USCG – Eastern Great Lakes AMSC; CFSAC – [ Read Full Article ]

10/26/2018: Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

Maritime CommonsFriday, October 26, 2018 - 3:00 PM
The Marine Safety Center issued the 11th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060. [ Read Full Article ]

10/26/2018: Marine Safety Center receives 19th application for BWMS type approval

Maritime CommonsFriday, October 26, 2018 - 1:44 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received its 19th application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the UV Compact Clean Ballast Water Management System manufactured by DESMI Ocean Guard A/S. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 26 October 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, October 26, 2018 - 8:40 AM
Headlines: USCG – fire protection equipment standards; OSHA – MACOSH nominations sought; IWUB – meeting on 28 November; DOE – application to export LNG; Beaufort Sea – Liberty project; and CBP – quarterly interest rates. October 26, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

10/26/2018: Summary of recent Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsFriday, October 26, 2018 - 8:27 AM
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee held a meeting Sept. 10, 2018 at Saint Lawrence Seaway Pilots’ Association in Cape Vincent, New York, to discuss Committee matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies. This post [ Read Full Article ]

10/26/2018: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Area Maritime Security Committees

Maritime CommonsFriday, October 26, 2018 - 7:54 AM
We continue our National Cybersecurity Awareness Month series with a post from the Domestic Ports Division of the Office of Port and Facility Compliance that discusses the important contributions the 43 Area Maritime Security Committees make at local levels to address cyber threats and [ Read Full Article ]

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