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Amendments to Requirements Regulating Personnel Permitted to Serve as Person in Charge of Fuel Oil Transfers on Inspected Vessels

Maritime CommonsSunday, May 31, 2020 - 11:30 PM
As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices, or those notices that may impact a large segment of our readers. To provide […] [ Read Full Article ]

National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Member Solicitation

Maritime CommonsSunday, May 31, 2020 - 11:30 PM
As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices, or those notices that may impact a large segment of our readers. To provide […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200529

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, May 29, 2020 - 3:32 PM
Headlines: USCG – use of electronic charts and publications; USCG – broadcast notices to mariners; USCG – 33rdd BWMS type approval issued; Alaska – Marine Safety Task Force initiative; CRS – possible interference with GPS; EC – Finnish aid to maritime companies approved; Australia – APL England [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Update (Change 5)

Maritime CommonsFriday, May 29, 2020 - 2:15 PM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published an update May 27, 2020 to MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Update (Change 4). [ Read Full Article ]

Port Access Route Study: The Areas Offshore of Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:59 PM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register the completion of The Areas Offshore of Massachusetts and Rhode Island Port Access Route Study. [ Read Full Article ]

Update to NVIC 01-16, Electronic charts and publications policy

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 28, 2020 - 1:01 PM
The Office of Navigation Systems announced in the Federal Register Change 2 of the Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 01-16, Use of Electronic Charts and Publications in Lieu of Paper Charts, Maps and Publications, together with a Deregulatory Savings Analysis. [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Semb-Eco Pte, Ltd.

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:18 AM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 33rd U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Semb-Eco Pte, Ltd. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200528

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:08 AM
Headlines: Virginia – anchorage grounds; FMC – cruise line investigation update; USN – COVID-19 guidance; St. Lawrence Seaway – maximum permissible draft; House – hearing re US Maritime Supply Chain; IMO – urgent action needed on crew changes; Australia – update re APL England; Malta – confined [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200527

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, May 27, 2020 - 7:54 AM
Headlines: White House – WWII Merchant Mariners Gold Medal Act; USCG – Lower Mississippi River anchorage grounds; USCG – PIC LOD; USCG – NVIC 01-16 Change 2; USCG – MA/RI Port Access Route Study; USCG – MEDMAC applications sought; USCG – waiver of MMC fees; USN – ship-borne laser takes out drone; [ Read Full Article ]

Guidance on Waiver of Merchant Mariner Credential Application Fees for Active Duty Members of the Uniformed Services

Maritime CommonsTuesday, May 26, 2020 - 3:06 PM
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing has published CG-MMC Policy Letter 02-20 titled: Guidance on Waiver of Merchant Mariner Credential Application Fees for Active Duty Members of the Uniformed Services. Active duty […] [ Read Full Article ]

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