APMA Blog Feeds

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12/6/2018: Coast Guard seeking applications for membership on the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee

Maritime CommonsThursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:33 AM
The Coast Guard is accepting applications for membership on the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee. The committee provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary on matters related to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 6 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, December 6, 2018 - 6:51 AM
Headlines: Cape Canaveral – safety zone; USCG – MERPAC members sought; USCG – MERMAC members sought; USCG – inland tender fleet replacement; EMSA – transport cybersecurity conference; New Zealand – $400 fine for passengers with pests; and SS Mont Blanc explosion in Halifax – 6 December [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 5 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, December 5, 2018 - 6:09 AM
Headlines: White House – S. 140 signed into law; USCG – LRIT reminder; DHS OIG – whistleblower retaliation report; Senate – Arctic transportation hearing; IMO – MSC 100 meeting through 7 December; Ireland – Safer Seas-Connected Coasts; and New Zealand – stink bug ejection. December 5, 2018 [ Read Full Article ]

12/4/2018: Long Range Identification and Tracking: Have you reported in the last six hours?

Maritime CommonsTuesday, December 4, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Long Range Identification and Tracking plays an important role in Maritime Domain Awareness. Countries that fall under the purview of the SOLAS convention can share the necessary marine security information along with all other required information about the ships that sail through the countries’ [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 4 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, December 4, 2018 - 7:33 AM
Headlines: Executive Branch – closure on 5 December; DOS – meeting on 16 January re SDC 6; USCG – Polar Scout satellites launched; DOJ – freight forwarding price fixing; Offshore Massachusetts – Vineyard project draft EIS; Court – extent of OSHA authority; Australia – high-pressure fire- [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 3 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, December 3, 2018 - 6:43 AM
Headlines: Northern California – winter safety zones; USCG – icebreaker returns from Arctic deployment; FMC – meeting on 7 December; FCC – fishing net buoys; Atlantic Ocean – seismic surveys authorized; Boundary Pass – hydrophone station; Denmark – fight against piracy; Ireland – Kapa [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 30 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, November 30, 2018 - 8:00 AM
Headlines: NTSB – container ship breakaway; DOJ – Port of San Diego hackers indicted; FMC – open meeting on 7 December; ANS Task Force – meeting on 12-13 December; House – hearing on icebreakers and maritime strategy; GAO – challenges on maintaining US-flag fleet; GAO – Polar Icebreaker [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 29 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, November 29, 2018 - 6:51 AM
Headlines: USCG – review of rigid hull inflatable vessels; USCG – hearing re Polar Security Cutter acquisition; DOJ – F/V captain sentenced for interfering with USCG boarding; NOAA – 2018 hurricane season draws to a close; CBP – Vessel Repair Unit update; Senate – BWM and vessel incidental [ Read Full Article ]

11/28/2018: Marine Safety Center review of rigid hull inflatable vessels

Maritime CommonsWednesday, November 28, 2018 - 2:21 PM
The MTN provides an alternative design standard equivalent to certain regulatory requirements found in 46 CFR Subchapters T and S for rigid hull inflatable and rigid hull foam collar small passenger vessels. [ Read Full Article ]

11/28/2018: Congressional hearing alert – Polar Security Cutter acquisition

Maritime CommonsWednesday, November 28, 2018 - 12:58 PM
The Coast Guard Chief Acquisition Officer, Rear Adm. Michael Haycock, will testify Nov. 29, 2018, before the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation to discuss Polar Security Cutter Acquisition. [ Read Full Article ]

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