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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 ]

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 ]

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