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Notice of proposed rulemaking: Electronic Submission of Facility Operations and Emergency Manuals

Maritime CommonsFriday, November 27, 2020 - 11:26 AM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register a proposed rule to enable electronic submission of Operations Manuals and Emergency Manuals and electronic communication between the operators of regulated facilities and the Coast Guard, reducing the time and cost associated with mailing and [ Read Full Article ]

2020 edition of The Gas Gauge Newsletter now available.

Maritime CommonsFriday, November 27, 2020 - 11:09 AM
The Coast Guard’s Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC NCOE) published its 2020 edition of The Gas Gauge, a newsletter to share Coast Guard involvement and regulatory updates about the liquefied gas industry. [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, November 27, 2020 - 7:22 AM
Headlines: USCG – IMO OSV Chemical Code and NLS carriage; USCG – electronic submission of facilities’ manuals; USCG – Tampa Bay RNA; Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; Hawaii – USV tests off Oahu completed; MARAD – Texas GulfLink DWP; DOE – offshore wind transmission system [ Read Full Article ]

Notice of Public Scoping Meeting for the Blue Marlin Offshore Port License Application

Maritime CommonsWednesday, November 25, 2020 - 12:24 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and the Maritime Administration (MARAD) announce their intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Blue Marlin Offshore port license application. Blue Marlin Offshore Port, LLC proposes the construction and operation of a deepwater port that would [ Read Full Article ]

Gulf of Mexico AMSC conducts insider threat and cybersecurity exercise

Maritime CommonsWednesday, November 25, 2020 - 12:01 PM
The Gulf of Mexico Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) conducted its annual security exercise from New Orleans, Louisiana, on November 17, 2020. Due to the restrictions on in-person gatherings due to COVID-19, the exercise was held via virtual online conference. [ Read Full Article ]

Announcement of the 2019 Area Maritime Security Committee of the Year Winner

Maritime CommonsWednesday, November 25, 2020 - 10:08 AM
Rear Adm. Richard Timme, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, is pleased to announce that the Puget Sound Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) has been recognized as the recipient of the 2019 AMSC of the Year award. [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, November 25, 2020 - 7:10 AM
Headlines: North Atlantic – search for fishing vessel crew suspended; DOJ – 31 individuals indicted for USCG test score fixing; NTSB – tug-wharf allision; COAC – virtual meeting on 16 December; DOT & MARAD – virtual workshop re GPS jamming & spoofing; NOAA – combatting stony coral tissue [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, November 24, 2020 - 6:42 AM
Headlines: North Atlantic – search for fishing vessel crew; USCG – RADM Bennis Maritime Security Award; DOT – GPS jamming & spoofing; BSEE – improved safety & environmental stewardship; CMTS – COVID-19 testing for mariners; USN – New Year’s Day Deck Log contest; House – bill introduced re [ Read Full Article ]

Winners of the 2020 Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award for Excellence in Maritime Security announced

Maritime CommonsMonday, November 23, 2020 - 4:15 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award for Excellence in Maritime Security. This biennial award serves to highlight and recognize […] [ Read Full Article ]

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Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, November 23, 2020 - 6:47 AM
Headlines: Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; USCG – recreational boating safety funding; NOAA – Flower Garden Banks NMS RIR; FMC – fact finding visit to Galveston; FMC – supply chain fact finding expanded; Court – summary judgment sua sponte vacated; California – ballast water [ Read Full Article ]

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