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Marine Transportation System (MTS) cyber spotlight

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 26, 2021 - 12:19 PM
Editors note: This is the second in a series of articles addressing cyber risk management and cybersecurity within the Marine Transportation System (MTS). The maritime community is facing daily threats to their […] [ Read Full Article ]

Unlimited Tonnage Deck Officer Surveys

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 26, 2021 - 12:08 PM
From the desk of Mayte MedinaChief, Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing The Coast Guard is seeking input from mariners who hold national Merchant Mariner Credential deck officer endorsements for unlimited tonnage vessels […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210526

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, May 26, 2021 - 3:18 AM
Headlines: USCG – unlimited tonnage deck officer survey; USCG – use of doubler plates on towing vessels; USCG – Tankerman PIC endorsements; DOI – wind energy off California; USN – US-Russia INCSEA consultations; CRS – USACE report on future studies & projects; IMO – autonomous ship regulatory [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210525

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, May 25, 2021 - 2:40 AM
Headlines: White House – President Biden signs Alaska tourism bill; NTSB – F/V Scandies Rose public docket; Court – lack of subject matter jurisdiction; Panama Canal – maximum length for Neopanamax locks; and Shakespeare’s Bible – Queen Elizabeth I. May 25, 2021 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210524

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, May 24, 2021 - 6:34 AM
Headlines: White House – climate-related financial risk; USCG – Proceedings Magazine; MARAD – AMHP funding opportunity; BOEM – 2021 National Assessment of undiscovered energy; OFAC – sanctions related to the Ukraine; Arctic Council – Strategic Plan signed; UK – accessing shore-based welfare [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210521

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, May 21, 2021 - 3:40 AM
Headlines: White House – President’s remarks at USCGA commencement; USCG – COVID-19 impact on mental health; NAVSAC – virtual meeting on 8 June; Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; NOAA – active hurricane season predicted; FMC – COVID-19 vaccination donation recommended; Alaska – [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: COVID-19 – Spotlight on the Mental Health of Mariners

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 20, 2021 - 11:09 AM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 07-21 “COVID-19: Spotlight on the Mental Health of Mariners” to highlight the issue of mariner mental health. The […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210520

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, May 20, 2021 - 6:52 AM
Headlines: USCG – SEACOR POWER bunkers removed; USCG – summary of IMO NCSR 8; USCG – Ms. Mayte Medina elected MSC Committee Chair; USCGA – Class of 2021 graduates; MARAD – Domestic Maritime Workforce CoEs; FMC – National Shipper Advisory Committee; Senate – bill introduced re transportation careers [ Read Full Article ]

Summary of Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR), 8th session

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 19, 2021 - 11:41 AM
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) sub-committee for Navigation, Communications, and Search & Rescue (NCSR-8), met virtually from Monday 19 April to Friday 23 April. The major outcome of this meeting was the […] [ Read Full Article ]

Ms. Mayte Medina elected as International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee Committee Chair

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 19, 2021 - 9:47 AM
Ms. Mayte Medina of the U.S. Coast Guard was unanimously elected as the Committee Chair during the first day the 103rd session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) […] [ Read Full Article ]