APMA Blog Feeds

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USCG Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise Newsletter – Summer Issue

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 3, 2020 - 11:55 AM
The Coast Guard’s Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise (CSNCOE) has published The Summer Issue of the CSNCOE Newsletter which provides information on national and international policies as well as highlights success […] [ Read Full Article ]

National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee Member Re-Solicitation

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 3, 2020 - 10:08 AM
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is seeking applications for membership positions representing credentialed ratings in the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (N-MERPAC). [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200803

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, August 3, 2020 - 7:09 AM
Headlines: Port Canaveral – port condition ZULU; Georgia – Golden Ray update; DOJ – $1.5 million fine for failure to maintain ORB; FEMA – final allocation of FY 2020 preparedness grants; Senate – bill introduced re maritime emergency relief; IMO – ship recycling in Bangladesh; EU – guidance [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200731

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, July 31, 2020 - 12:51 PM
Headlines: Key West – Port Condition YANKEE; Miami – Port Condition YANKEE; Port Canaveral = Port Condition X-RAY; Tampa – Port Condition X-RAY; USCG – MERPAC members sought; NTSB – craned barge allision with bridge; DOE – LNG export authorizations extended to 2050; FMC – briefing re COVID-19 [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200730

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, July 30, 2020 - 6:17 AM
Headlines: July 30, 2020 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 – USA Tel: 1-352-692-5493 – Email: dennis.l.bryant@gmail.com – Internet: https://brymarconsulting.com/ Contact me to help you reach your target audience [ Read Full Article ]

On-Water Mass Gatherings – Recreational, Sporting, or Cause-Related Events

Maritime CommonsWednesday, July 29, 2020 - 2:11 PM
The Coast Guard Waterways Policies and Activities Division has released MSIB 17-20 to highlight the impacts of on-water mass gatherings to the public and Maritime Transportation System (MTS). [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200729

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, July 29, 2020 - 7:24 AM
Headlines: Puerto Rico – Port Condition X-RAY; USCG – General Order re marijuana; USN – moment of silence for USS Indianapolis; NSIDC – Arctic sea ice update; CRS – Water Resources Development Acts; Court – premature dismissal; and Australia – adherence to COLREGS. July 29, 2020 Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

Notice of Federal Advisory Committee video teleconference meeting

Maritime CommonsTuesday, July 28, 2020 - 11:39 AM
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet via video teleconference to discuss Committee matters relating to the safety of operations and other matters affecting the offshore oil and gas industry. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200728

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, July 28, 2020 - 6:28 AM
Headlines: Puerto Rico – Port Condition WHISKEY; USCG – protection against cyber-attacks; Georgia – pause in Golden Ray salvage; NOSAC – virtual meeting on 26 August; FMC – uniform standard for nonperformance proposed; DOJ – proposed consent decree; NOAA – dwarf seahorse; Australia – bulker banned [ Read Full Article ]

Urgent Need to Protect Operational Technologies and Control Systems

Maritime CommonsMonday, July 27, 2020 - 2:06 PM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published MSIB 18-20 "Urgent Need to Protect Operational Technologies and Control Systems" to reiterate the need for vigilance against cyber threats to internet-accessible operational technology. [ Read Full Article ]