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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 24 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, August 24, 2018 - 6:42 AM
Headlines: White House – Hawaii Emergency Declaration; Hawaii – US Navy ships sortie as hurricane approaches; Hawaii – Zulu for all; Ohio River – Olmsted Lock and Dam; MARAD – Gateway office to be established in Paducah; and Beaufort Sea – Hilcorp Liberty Project EIS. August 24, 2018 Bryant’s [ Read Full Article ]

8/23/2018: Seamen’s Church Institute releases 2018 Shore Leave Survey

Maritime CommonsThursday, August 23, 2018 - 8:00 AM
For the convenience of our readers, Maritime Commons is sharing the Seamen's Church Institute 2018 Shore Leave Survey to help raise awareness among owners/operators of port facilities and the Coast Guard prevention workforce of seafarer access concerns reported to port ministries at various ports [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 23 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, August 23, 2018 - 6:35 AM
Headlines: Hawaii – hurricane warnings raised again; USCG – safety alert re gangways and ladders; USCG – CIRCAC recertified; FMC – petition from COSCO and OOCL; House – Rep. Duncan Hunter removed from committee posts; EC – latest Brexit notice; EMSA – Facts & Figures 2017; and UK – [ Read Full Article ]

8/22/2018: Marine Safety Alert 14-18, Gangways and ladders

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 22, 2018 - 9:59 AM
The Inspections and Compliance Directorate issued a marine safety alert following the death of a vessel pilot who died while boarding a vessel when its gangway separated from the vessel, causing two persons to fall into the water. Although the investigation is still underway and additional facts [ Read Full Article ]

8/22/2018: National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 22, 2018 - 8:53 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee and its subcommittees will meet in Houston, Texas, September 10-11, to discuss matters relating to the safety of operations and other matters affecting the offshore oil and gas industry. All [ Read Full Article ]

8/22/2018: “Better Shipping for a Better Future” student art program contest winners

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 22, 2018 - 7:00 AM
The contest winners' works of art will be featured on the Coast Guard, NAMEPA and CIP-OAS websites. The two grand prize winners will receive a certificate, a bilingual (English and Spanish) calendar featuring the art of all 12 winners, a $100 cash prize and a special Coast Guard-themed package. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 22 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, August 22, 2018 - 6:26 AM
Headlines: Hawaii – hurricane warnings raised; USCG – safety alert re gangways and ladders; USCG – “Onboard BW Management System” guidance; NOSAC – meeting on 10-11 September; USCG – shore leave survey; Eastern Pacific – USN sailor lost overboard; OFAC – six Russian vessels sanctioned; and [ Read Full Article ]

8/21/2018: “Onboard BW Management System” – Do you know which option to select on NBIC’s Ballast Water Management Report?

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 21, 2018 - 7:00 AM
With few exceptions, U.S. and foreign flag vessels equipped with ballast tanks and which are bound for ports or places of the U.S. must submit a Ballast Water Management Report to the National Ballast Information Clearinghouse, in most cases up to six hours after arrival. As part of the report, [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 21 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, August 21, 2018 - 6:29 AM
Headlines: Hawaii – hurricane warning; DOJ – additional charges in Fat Leonard case; UK – guidance re approval of insurers; and MREN – Government reorganization. August 21, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 [ Read Full Article ]

8/20/2018: Lifejacket approval harmonization

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 20, 2018 - 10:25 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is seeking public comment on a policy letter to harmonize personal flotation device (PFD) standards between the United States and Canada by accepting a new standard for approval of PFDs. [ Read Full Article ]