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4/20/2018: First Certificate of Inspection issued under Subchapter M

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 20, 2018 - 11:41 AM
Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg has issued the first Certificate of Inspection in accordance with Subchapter M to the towing vessel ENDEAVOR of Marine Towing of Tampa. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Newsletter – 20 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, April 20, 2018 - 6:52 AM
Headlines: NY/NJ – security zone; USCG – Maritime Cold Weather Suit System; OMB – TWIC reader requirements; GAO- USCG transition assistance program; EC – impact of marine sulphur standards; Panama Canal – maximum authorized draft; UK – noxious liquid substances in bulk; and Deepwater [ Read Full Article ]

4/19/2018: U.S. Flag interpretations on the ISM Code

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 19, 2018 - 7:00 AM
This post discusses a recently released Mission Management System Work Instruction regarding the U.S. Flag Interpretations on the ISM Code to provide supplemental flag state guidance regarding the development, implementation, and verification of safety management systems on U.S. Flag vessels. This [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:27 AM
Headlines: Texas – gas pipeline fire update; USCG – new marine casualty reporting forms; USCG – SMFF verifications; Palm Beach – security zone; DOE – Jordan Cove Energy Project; DOL – LHWCA maximum and minimum compensation; Canada – Arctic marine infrastructure; New Zealand – biofouling [ Read Full Article ]

4/18/2018: Reminder – Changes to marine casualty reporting property damage thresholds now in effect

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 18, 2018 - 11:45 AM
This post provides links to updated forms CG-2692 and CG-2692B, which have both been revised to account for the amended marine casualty property damage thresholds published in a Final Rule March 19, 2018. The new thresholds are effective today. [ Read Full Article ]

4/18/2018: Salvage and Marine Firefighting Verifications in conjunction with Vessel Response Plans: The First Year

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:15 AM
In this post, the assistant commandant for response policy provides an overview of the scenario-based salvage and marine firefighting verification process, instituted in April 2017, and a look at what's been accomplished during the program's first year to evaluate compliance specific to applicable [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, April 18, 2018 - 7:01 AM
Headlines: Texas – gas pipeline fire; CMTS – NOAA’s Big Data Project; Panama Canal – maximum beam increase; UK – GHG emission reductions; and MREN – Tugs and VRPs. April 18, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608- [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 17 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, April 17, 2018 - 7:30 AM
Headlines: USCG – interpretations on the ISM Code; USCG – Tug Safe; DOE – application to export LNG; Biloxi – restricted area; EPA – members sought for MSTRS; BOEM – offshore RI & MA renewable energy leasing; New Zealand – oil spill response exercise; and Panama Canal – increase in [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 16 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, April 16, 2018 - 6:56 AM
Headlines: USCG – 2017 Port State Control Report; USCG – application for BWMS type approval; USCG – Tug Safe; MARAD – Small Shipyard Grant Program; BOEM – seminar re Massachusetts proposed sale; NASA – shipping activity in the Arctic; GAO – USCG heavy polar icebreaker acquisition; [ Read Full Article ]

4/13/2018: 13th application received for BWMS type approval

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 13, 2018 - 1:00 PM
The Marine Safety Center received its 13th application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the Aquarius EC system, manufactured by Wärtsilä Water Systems Ltd. [ Read Full Article ]