APMA Blog Feeds

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MSIB: Improving Fishing Vessel Stability

Maritime CommonsTuesday, January 19, 2021 - 4:17 PM
The Coast Guard has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 01-21 to assist mariners in identifying ways to improve their stability awareness. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210119

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, January 19, 2021 - 5:14 AM
Headlines: Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; USCG – recreational vessel DOC; FMC – OCC service contract proposal; NOAA – Flower Garden Banks NMS expansion; IOOS – virtual meeting on 5 February; Treasury – Hong Kong-related sanctions; OFAC – Iranian sanctions; EPA – $46 million [ Read Full Article ]

Notice of proposed Rulemaking: Safety Management Systems for Domestic Passenger Vessels

Maritime CommonsFriday, January 15, 2021 - 11:36 AM
The Coast Guard is evaluating the potential use of Safety Management Systems (SMSs) to improve safety and reduce marine casualties on board U.S.-flagged passenger vessels. The Coast Guard is seeking public input and responses to specific questions on the feasibility, applicability, and nature of [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210115

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, January 15, 2021 - 10:50 AM
Headlines: USCG – SMSs for domestic passenger vessels; DOS – meeting on 10 February re IMO HTW 7; DHS – Strategic Action Plan to counter China; DOC – CNOOC added to Entity List; DOS – preserving an open South China Sea; NPS – Gulf Islands National Seashore; USACE – Continuing Authorities Program; [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210114

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, January 14, 2021 - 6:32 AM
Headlines: DHS – Strategic Approach for Arctic Homeland Security; USCG – Proceedings; OMB – safety management systems for domestic passenger vessels; House – bill introduced re WWII merchant mariners; NY – offshore wind workforce training proposal; California – Marine Invasive Species Program; MI [ Read Full Article ]

Federal Register Notice: National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Vacancy

Maritime CommonsWednesday, January 13, 2021 - 4:17 PM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register the re-solicitation of applications from persons interested in membership on the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (Committee) to represent the viewpoint of those credentialed with ratings as a qualified member of the engine [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210113

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, January 13, 2021 - 5:42 AM
Headlines: DHS – Acting Secretary Chad Wolf resigns; MARAD – Acting Administrator; FMC – civil penalty inflation adjustment; MARAD – disposition of Nuclear Ship NS Savannah; NMFS – Pacific bearded seal; CMTS – 2017-2019 Hurricanes Report; House – bill introduced re coral reef conservation; House – [ Read Full Article ]

Federal Register Notice: Guidelines for Obtaining STCW Endorsements for Basic and Advanced IGF Code Operations

Maritime CommonsTuesday, January 12, 2021 - 2:27 PM
As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices, or those notices that may impact a large segment of our readers. To provide […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210112

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, January 12, 2021 - 6:40 AM
Headlines: USCG – MMC endorsements for IGF Code operations; Washington, DC – security zone for inauguration; USCG – MERPAC nominations sought; USCG – suspected murderer detained; USN – CNO Navigation Plan; MARAD – USMMA Superintendent promoted; DOE – LNG export authorizations; NOAA – Lake Erie [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210111

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, January 11, 2021 - 5:53 AM
Headlines: USCG – work instruction re drydock exams, etc.; Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; MARAD – advisory re Persian Gulf, etc.; DOE – short-term LNG export authorization; USACE – regulatory amendment; DOT – civil penalty inflation adjustment; Florida – bill introduced to [ Read Full Article ]