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8/16/2018: Marine Safety Alert – Potential interference of VHF-FM radio and AIS reception

Maritime CommonsThursday, August 16, 2018 - 2:42 PM
The Office of Investigation and Analysis released Marine Safety Alert 13-18 to alert mariners about reports regarding poor reception on VHF frequencies used for radiotelephone, digital selective calling (DSC) and automatic identification systems (AIS) when in the vicinity of light emitting diode ( [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 16 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, August 16, 2018 - 6:27 AM
Headlines: Mississippi River – deepening to 50 feet; Persian Gulf – naval activity; DOS – meeting on 14 September re IMO III 5; Alaska – stern of WWII destroyer located; House – bill introduced re port security grants; and Panama Canal – hot work requirements. August 16, 2018 Bryant’s [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 15 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, August 15, 2018 - 6:04 AM
Headlines: White House – Defense Authorization Act signed into law; USCG – new NOAD schema to be released; Court – premises liability under state law; and Court – slip and fall on cruise ship. August 15, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way [ Read Full Article ]

8/14/2018: Notice requesting comments on Information Collection Request regarding Adequacy Certification for Reception Facilities

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 14, 2018 - 2:46 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking public comment on its request for an extension of its approval for the collection of information involving Adequacy Certification for Reception Facilities and Advance notice - 33 CFR part 158, without change. Comments much reach the Coast Guard and the Office of [ Read Full Article ]

8/14/2018: Notice requesting comments on Information Collection Request regarding Crewmember Identification Documents

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 14, 2018 - 1:20 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget for an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0113, Crewmember Identification Documents, without change. The Coast Guard is requesting comments from [ Read Full Article ]

8/14/2018: Notice of Arrival and Departure (NOAD) Schema 3.6 90-day notice

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:47 AM
An updated Notice of Arrival and Departure schema, versioned 3.6, will be released November 13, 2018, and will contain various schema improvements, updates to ports list and retirement of the National Vessel Movement Center workbook as a means of submission for Outer Continental Shelf Notices of [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Newsletter – 14 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, August 14, 2018 - 6:28 AM
Headlines: Baltimore – anchorage grounds proposal; DOE – application to export LNG; BOEM – offshore sand activities EA; and Canada – AHTS conversions to icebreakers. August 14, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608- [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Newsletter – 13 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, August 13, 2018 - 6:34 AM
Headlines: New Orleans – safety zone for fireworks displays; Senate – bill introduced re amphibious passenger vessels; Senate – bill introduced re Columbia River pinnipeds; and House – bill introduced to amend OCSLA. August 13, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting [ Read Full Article ]

8/10/2018: Guidance on qualification and renewal of STCW endorsements for Officer in Charge of a Nav Watch and Master

Maritime CommonsFriday, August 10, 2018 - 8:14 AM
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing released two Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars Aug. 6, 2018 related to watch keeping aboard vessels less than 500 gross tons. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 10 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, August 10, 2018 - 6:41 AM
Headlines: USCG – STCW endorsements as OICNW of vessels less than 500 GT; USCG – STCW endorsements as Master of vessels less than500 GT; USCG – recap of meeting with AWO; MARAD – meeting on 12 September re DWP; IWUB – meeting rescheduled to 28 August; NOAA – lower than normal hurricane season [ Read Full Article ]

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