APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 March 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, March 19, 2019 - 7:07 AM
Headlines: USCG – Subchapter M COI and SMFF; USCG – NOA reminder; DOJ – seaman’s manslaughter conviction; DOJ – proposed consent decree; Cook Inlet – sea otter takes proposed; and NSF – Advisory Committee for Polar Programs. March 19, 2019 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

3/18/2019: Reminder – Subchapter M certificate of inspection and marine firefighting requirements

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 18, 2019 - 10:19 AM
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance would like to remind the owners and operators of towing vessels that intend to participate in marine salvage or marine firefighting contingency plans and operations to note this on their Certificate of Inspections and ensure the vessel complies with the [ Read Full Article ]

3/18/2019: Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study: Port approaches and international entry and departure transit areas

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 18, 2019 - 9:10 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is beginning a new study of routes used by ships to access ports on the Atlantic Coast of the United States. The Ports and Waterways Safety Act requires the Coast Guard to study potential traffic density and assess the need for safe access [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 March 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, March 18, 2019 - 6:49 AM
Headlines: Missouri River – closed to navigation; USCG – unit stand down for third party oversight; USCG – Container Inspection Program Manual; Boston – Maritime Outreach Day on 21 March; USCG – IOSC call for papers and posters; USN – fire aboard USS Devastator; USN – large unmanned surface [ Read Full Article ]

3/15/2019: International Oil Spill Conference call for technical papers and posters

Maritime CommonsFriday, March 15, 2019 - 8:30 AM
The paper and poster presentations form the backbone of the IOSC’s technical program and contribute to the vast canon of oil pollution knowledge shared between the government, industry, and academia. Invited authors present their respective papers or posters during speaker platforms or interactive [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 15 March 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, March 15, 2019 - 7:21 AM
Headlines: Mississippi River – closed between MM 224.5 and MM 226; USCG – two owners convicted of illegal passenger charters; Texas – Sabine Pass anchorage ground amendment; USCG – Atlantic Coast port access study; USCG – PWSRCAC recertified; USCG – navigation lights for sailing vessels; USN [ Read Full Article ]

3/14/2019: Safety Alert 01-19 – Don’t get burned! Be ready with a proper firefighting outfit

Maritime CommonsThursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:38 AM
Safety Alert 01-19 to remind mariners of the importance of maintaining essential firefighting equipment to adequately protect crew members from heat, smoke, and steam in the event of a fire onboard. [ Read Full Article ]

3/14/2019: Owners of two vessels criminally charged, convicted for operating illegal passenger charters

Maritime CommonsThursday, March 14, 2019 - 8:48 AM
This posted highlights two recent back-to-back law enforcement cases in Florida that demonstrate the aggressive posture the Coast Guard is taking to eliminate illegal passenger charter activities. Because Smartphone-based applications have made it easier in recent years for passengers to locate and [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 March 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, March 14, 2019 - 7:17 AM
Headlines: USCG – fireman’s outfits; USCG – NVDC update; OEAB – meeting on 26-27 March; OSHA – RFI re powered industrial trucks; House – bill introduced re marijuana use; IMO – precautionary approach to geoengineering; Panama Canal – maximum authorized draft; Singapore – Western Singapore [ Read Full Article ]

3/13/2019: Update from National Vessel Documentation Center

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:01 AM
In this post, the National Vessel Documentation Center discusses impacts of the partial government shutdown on its operations and provides instructions for renewing CODs or requesting other services. [ Read Full Article ]