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9/5/2018: Updated Subchapter M FAQs now available

Maritime CommonsWednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:19 AM
The Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise recently published the latest additions and updates to the Frequently Asked Questions regarding Subchapter M, inspected towing vessels. As a convenience for our readers, in this post Maritime Commons is providing a compilation of those changes made as [ Read Full Article ]

9/4/2018: Towing industry safety statistics for 2017

Maritime CommonsTuesday, September 4, 2018 - 3:00 PM
The Coast Guard, in partnership with the American Waterways Operators, released the National Quality Steering Committee’s annual safety report. The report contains freight carrying towing industry data and measures for calendar years 1994 to 2017. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 31 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, August 31, 2018 - 6:58 AM
Headlines: Texas – oil spill response; USCG – BWMS type approval certificate; NTSB – towing vessel sinking; Beaufort Sea – Liberty DPP EIS completed; Court – lack of appellate jurisdiction; Singapore – reporting of incidents; and Carrington Event – 1-2 September 1859. August 31, 2018 Bryant’ [ Read Full Article ]

8/30/2018: Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Wartsila Water Systems, Ltd.

Maritime CommonsThursday, August 30, 2018 - 1:19 PM
The treatment principle of the Wartsila Aquarius EC BWMS consists of filtration with electrolysis during uptake and neutralization at discharge. This approval covers models with maximum treatment rated capacities between 250 m3/h and 4,000 m3/h. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 30 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, August 30, 2018 - 7:06 AM
Headlines: Puget Sound – floating ordnance detonated; FMC – closed meeting on 4 September; Court – passenger slip and fall; UK – shipwreck bell returning to South Africa; and Sinking of SS Metis – 30 August 1872. August 30, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – [ Read Full Article ]

8/29/2018: Guidelines for drafting the Marine Transportation System recovery plan

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 29, 2018 - 7:52 AM
This NVIC provides a common template for the development of MTS Recovery Plans to address all hazards, the MTS recovery processes and procedures while promoting unity of effort among all stakeholders within each Captain of the Port zone. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 29 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, August 29, 2018 - 6:43 AM
Headlines: Puget Sound – unexploded floating ordnance; New York – cruise ship allides with pier; USCG – MTS recovery plans; USACE – Mississippi River Mainline Levees; DOE – LNG import/export authorizations; NOAA – IOOS data collection standards; and India – IMO data collection system. August [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 28 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, August 28, 2018 - 5:54 AM
Headlines: Senator Flake – passing of Senator McCain; Senator Graham – passing of Senator McCain; White House – passing of Senator McCain; DOD – passing of Senator McCain; JCS – passing of Senator McCain; USN – passing of Senator McCain; and DOJ – passing of Senator McCain. August 28, 2018 [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 27 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, August 27, 2018 - 3:29 AM
Headlines: Hawaii – Hurricane Lane updates; New York – disabled freighter towed into port; USCG – MSC plan review guidelines; FEMA – Preparedness Grants allocation; DOI – natural resource damage assessments; MTSNAC – meeting on 11-12 September; UK – mooring, towing, and hauling equipment; [ Read Full Article ]

8/24/2018: Updated Plan Review Guidelines from Marine Safety Center

Maritime CommonsFriday, August 24, 2018 - 9:29 AM
For the convenience of our readers, Maritime Commons will occasionally announce when the Marine Safety Center makes updates to Plan Review Guidelines and Design Verification Guidelines posted to its website. This post provides links to the PRGs updated during the month of July 2018. [ Read Full Article ]