APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, December 19, 2018 - 7:11 AM
Headlines: USCG – cyber risk management for towing industry; DHS OIG – TWIC program assessment; DOS – meeting on 9 January re NCSR 6; USN – Maintaining Maritime Superiority; NAP – transforming the MTS; Senate – bill introduced re navigable waters; House – bill introduced re USCG [ Read Full Article ]

12/18/2018: Cyber risk management – best practices for the towing industry

Maritime CommonsTuesday, December 18, 2018 - 1:49 PM
As a courtesy to our readers, Maritime Commons is sharing American Waterways Operators’ newly released best practices guide, designed to help the towing industry identify and manage cyber risks and detect and respond to cyber attacks or accidents. [ Read Full Article ]

12/18/2018: Comment period extended – Draft Merchant Mariner Medical Manual

Maritime CommonsTuesday, December 18, 2018 - 1:42 PM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is extending the public comment period on the Draft Merchant Mariner Medical Manual notice of availability until Feb. 13, 2019. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, December 18, 2018 - 6:42 AM
Headlines: USCG – LPG spills on water; USCG – recreational vessel CODs; USCG – draft Merchant Mariner Medical Manual; FMC – revised user fees; IMO – Shaping Maritime Safety and Security; Equasis – world merchant fleet; and Singapore – ships operating in polar waters. December 18, 2018 Bryant [ Read Full Article ]

12/17/2018: Recreational vessels and 5-year COD renewals

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 17, 2018 - 11:30 AM
This post provides information from the National Vessel Documentation Center about a provision in the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 that provides recreational certificate of documentation holders the ability to select a multi-year renewal during an implementation period that runs from Jan. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 17 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, December 17, 2018 - 6:36 AM
Headlines: Gulf of Mexico – oil discharge response; USCG – 14th BWMS type approval certificate issued; USCG – 22nd BWMS type approval application received; USCG – Liquefied Gas Senior Executive Forum; FMC – unjust and unreasonable practices; FMC – OTI rule proposal; Brownsville – LNG project [ Read Full Article ]

12/14/2018: Marine Safety Center receives 22nd application for Ballast Water Management System Type Approval

Maritime CommonsFriday, December 14, 2018 - 10:31 AM
The type approval application is for the Semb-Eco LUV U1 Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Semb-Eco Pte, Ltd. [ Read Full Article ]

12/14/2018: Marine Safety Center issues 14th Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate

Maritime CommonsFriday, December 14, 2018 - 10:30 AM
The Marine Safety Center issued the 14th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Panasia 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 ]

12/14/2018: Coast Guard and industry reps host 4th Liquefied Gas Senior Executive Forum

Maritime CommonsFriday, December 14, 2018 - 8:51 AM
Senior Coast Guard leaders and liquefied-gas-industry experts from around the country recently came together in Houston to discuss ways the maritime community can prepare for the increased use of liquefied gases, and gain a deeper understanding of the intricacies each party faces as they adapt to [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, December 14, 2018 - 6:57 AM
Headlines: USCG – REC Anchorage reopens; DOJ – tanker owner fined $2,000,000; FMC – rule re unjust and unreasonable practices; OSHA – MACOSH charter renewed; BOEM – Beaufort Sea EIS; GAO – Navy readiness shortfalls; USN – steps to improve readiness; Court – intoxicated passenger injury; [ Read Full Article ]

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